Over the past few years, I have been encouraged by friends to start blogging.

 

I don’t profess to be the wisest or smartest person. I do not claim to be the only one with the answers. I do not have perfect spelling, punctuation or grammar. (I try but sometimes fall short.)  My use of the Oxford comma comes and goes. (I was originally taught not to use it; now it’s popular. Go figure.)

 

But I would like to share some of my insights into what is happening around us and how to sift through the overwhelming amount of information we get these days.  My aim is to talk about not only what is going on, but what has gone on before and offer ways to think about it all a bit more critically.   Continue reading