Fourth Day of Peace Thought: Let’s All Choose to Get on the Peace Train Every Day

This is a quote by former first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, that is displayed as part of the Franklin Roosevelt monument that is also along the tidal basin. “The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man, or one party, or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative … More Fourth Day of Peace Thought: Let’s All Choose to Get on the Peace Train Every Day

We Are What We Eat

That is the name of the book I’ve just finished reading, the latest publication by Alice Waters, the chef and founder/owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California (a pioneer in the farm to table restauarant concept). It’s full title is actually We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto. It is her latest attempt … More We Are What We Eat

What We Really Need to Remember from 9/11

It may not surprise you that George W. Bush is not my favorite of the living US ex-Presidents. Except for yesterday. Yesterday, he was ex-President #1 in my opinion. Yesterday, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and the Pentagon building outside Washington DC, all the living Presidents/ex-Presidents attended memorial services … More What We Really Need to Remember from 9/11

Silver Lining#1: When Chocolate and Wine Become a Community Service

When I’m in circumstances I deem, let’s say, sub-optimal, I always try to look for the silver lining. So this may be an ongoing feature of the blog as this pandemic situation plays itself out. Last night I was supposed to have a business meeting with a friend who was going to supply some wine … More Silver Lining#1: When Chocolate and Wine Become a Community Service