All My World’s a Stage

The other day was the first warm, sunny Saturday in forever. Smiles were out. Sidewalks and parks were full. I’d already planned on going to a two-woman show, Will’s Women. Even though it was indoors, I… Read More

Is American Youth Wasted? – 4

What’s the matter with kids today? Or should the question be, “What’s the matter with their elders?” [With apologies to Bye Bye Birdie] Compared to their parents and elders, kids are early adaptors. That’s life. The… Read More

Is American Youth Wasted? – 3

Many years ago, former general and outgoing president Eisenhower warned us of the dangers inherent in America’s Military-Industrial complex. Is it past time to watch out for the University-Government-Banking complex? I’ve taught at the university level…. Read More

Is American Youth Wasted? – 1

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala – I’m surrounded by lots of age 20-30 something Canadians & Aussies, with a handful of Europeans. They’re friendly, knowledgeable, confident and curious. There’s nary an American to be found. The ones you… Read More