Wisdom In The Form Of Twitter Screenshots

We’ve seen strong public reactions to the recent deaths of celebrities, and although there are limits to how intensely we should mourn the passing of strangers we can still appreciate their contributions. In a positive way, David Bowie, George Michael and Prince contributed to the ways we view gender and masculinity.  Here are a few Twitter posts reminding us of something which shouldn’t go on the back burner.  Many young people have been forbidden to think of themselves as individuals worthy of respect.  Depending on where they live or whom they associate with, they may receive no support. The messages … Continue reading Wisdom In The Form Of Twitter Screenshots

This Is A Good Time To Become A Picky Reader

Presently, I have a tablet subscription to New York magazine. That isn’t to be confused with The New Yorker.  New York is an entertainment-based publication with some good articles on NYC government and neighborhood issues. A number of years ago, my mother and I were on the telephone when she told me Heath Ledger had passed. “Who’s that?” I asked. My mother wasn’t expecting that response, but seriously, I don’t see enough recent movies to keep track of very many actors. (One of the business card printings for promoting the blog says movies are among the blog topics. Well, there are a … Continue reading This Is A Good Time To Become A Picky Reader