Category: Life

Quarantine is not Punishment

There is no shortage of psychological data on the effects of quarantine situations. Those who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or any other mental health problems that arise in these situations should never be invalidated. Their struggles are real, verifiable, and should be taken seriously. If you know of anyone who is experiencing potentially life-threatening mental…

The Gospel of News Journalism

Outside of the occasional album cover, dog picture, and a bit of jocularity, I am currently posting mostly news on my Facebook page. By news, I mean information that has little or no commentary. I carefully choose my sources using the nearly thirty years of experience I have as a journalist in the mainstream print,…

The Sober Math Everyone Must Understand about the Pandemic

by Jason S. Warner This post was written on March 12th and originally appeared on Jason’s Facebook page, and then on the Medium website. I believe it is a very well written and researched piece, but has unfortunately been caught up in the current (March 18th) glitches that Facebook is experiencing with their community standards…

My Week With The Kuna People

I spent nearly the entire first week of December, 2019 among the Kuna people in the Guna Yala province of Panama, formerly and still popularly known as the San Blas Islands. What an unbelievably awesome experience. The Kuna people are wonderful, kind, and thoroughly gracious.

Visiting Bocas Del Toro

I’m in Bocas Del Toro this week on a business trip. On Isla Colon, in Bocas Town. There’s the usual activities involved in a business trip. Meetings, negotiations, etc. These are commonalities, but here in Bocas, in this beautiful place in the Republic of Panamá, it’s most certainly uncommon.

Greetings from Panama!

Surprise! I know It’s been quite a while since you’ve seen this website active. Probably close to a decade. My wife asked me last night why I reactivated it. I thought about that for a while, and the closest I could come up with to a solid answer is because I enjoy writing. Also, having…