We’ve all experienced our blood pressure rising when we step behind someone with a cart full of groceries in the 10-items-or-less Express aisle. Or when someone sneaks into the parking spot you’ve sat patiently waiting for. Yesterday
Normally I don’t even open the touchy-feely e-mails that frequent our in-boxes, but something about this one made me double-click.It’s Don Maclean singing hisÂ famous song from 1971 written as a tribute to Vincent Van Gough, after reading his biography. I had not realized the source of inspiration for the song and it now touches me in a way not previously realized. Skip the ad…
History was certainly not my favourite subject in school, which in retrospect I think was largely due to the quality of the teacher we had. History as it was taught in the 60s was largely something to be memorized and regurgitated on an exam with no understanding of the human side. As an adult
Movies adapted from books never seem to properly capture the nuances an author conveys with the written word. While the world enjoyed the movie, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” with Judi Dench and a great cast of talented Brits, it paled in comparison to the original book “These Foolish Things” by Deborah Moggach.
We’ve all been on the receiving end of laments from individuals older than ourselves about how things were soooo different in their day. In addition to surprising myself by now reading the editorials and op-ed pages in the daily newspaper (it’s because I care),
The Baby Boomers are a demographic bulge that is hard to ignore – at least you would think so. Until you become a 50+ Baby Boomer. That’s when advertisers and marketers get stupid about the huge impact of our spending power as they continue to focus on the 18-45-age group. If we’re not ignored completely,