Age

How old are you? When we were small and Christmas trees were tall, we were very specific in answering that question. Six AND A HALF (that half was very important!), Eight and THREE QUARTERS, ALMOST TEN. Then we’d stretch the truth; 16 (when we were still 14 or 15), Twenty-one,…

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Shame, Shame

My siblings and I were raised to be considerate of other people. Our dad was adamant, chiding us in supermarkets, if we were blocking the aisle, “Step out of the way!” “Move!”. At the dinner table a guest should never have to ask for anything. We were trained to be…

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KARMA (again)

KARMA, KARMA, KARMA! I hear that word a lot. I use it a lot. And it seems to me, everybody has a different interpretation of the word. Like oooooh, it’s your punishment for being horrible in your last life! Or, conversely, it’s your reward for being so good! KAR-MA (noun) (Hinduism…

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