Category: Family

Immigrants are Us

If you are watching the news and thinking we should keep out immigrants, please have a chat with your friends and neighbours. Most, if not all of them, are or were immigrants, or they have ancestors who were immigrants.  Immigrants are us. When I see crowds of people […]

Sloth: The Misunderstood Sin

If you ask someone what sloth or slothfulness is, they’ll probably talk about idleness or laziness. They might think about the animal called a sloth and of its slow ponderous walk or the animated cartoon sloth in the film Zootopia. They probably would not be thinking about sin. […]

Bye, Bye, Facebook.

I am so spitting mad right now I can’t think straight. How could Facebook not know that Steve Bannon and Cambridge Analytica were messing with our minds through its website? And why isn’t someone under arrest for this already? I have loved Facebook. I have loved seeing my […]

Clear Skies Over Hawaii

For the last couple of years, I have mostly kept my comments on Facebook to my day-to-day activities and reactions to the events in the lives of the people I care about.  I love seeing their family photos, weddings, vacations, weather concerns, and pets. My thoughts about politics […]

Oh, Mr. Darcy!

Colin Firth now has Italian citizenship! Isn’t that amazing? It comes as a shock to think of that charming, erudite, upper-crust, fellow with the plummy accent becoming an Italian. We all think of him as Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, or Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones’s Diary […]