Hewens Road, Hayes End by Alan Hunt via Geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Looking Back

I’ve done a lot of looking back over the last couple of weeks. I have been visiting with some of the members of my UK family, and I realized that when you are around extended family, they tell stories of things that happened in the past. They tell […]

Blogging Research Wordie

Blogging Awards

I have been nominated for four blogging awards in the past, and I am pleased and honoured to have been considered.  The process, however, requires a kind of chain-letter nomination of other bloggers, and this makes me a little uncomfortable.  In the spirit of recognizing great blogs, though, I […]

Overheard in Monterey

Don’t jump in the puddle. Stay close. It’s not just the cars. There are lots of people here. Stay in front of me. I don’t want to lose you. Where’s your monkey? Do up your jacket. Walking around Monterey recently, on the recreation trail to Lovers Point and […]

Creating Order in the New World

You’ve heard of the glitterati (rich and famous people who walk on red carpets), and you’ve heard of the Illuminati (mysterious secret society people who think they know something we don’t). Then there are the literati (well-educated types who read books), but, have you heard of the litterati, […]