Monthly Archives: June 2013

Changing Demographics

This week I read two statistics that gave me food for thought.  One was found in the column of a moderately conservative pundit.  The other, in a leftist magazine.  In an examination of the changing demographics of the United States … Continue reading

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Language Abuse

“Language is a living thing.”  At least that is what one college professor told me many years age.  That reminder helped me to read early English pros, Shakespeare plays, modern slang, etc. The spelling, definitions and connotations of words shift and change.  Time, distance … Continue reading

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Teenagers, 2013

 Child Trends, a research group headed by David Murphey published some statistics concerning high school graduates , 2013.  The Op Ed author, Charles M. Blow expressed concern over the numbers in each category of the 100 high school seniors used … Continue reading

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Found Memories

The other day I started cleaning out the files of my dead husband.  In those files I was reminded of his many wonderful qualities through the many notes, letters and poems written by his junior college students.  Below is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Time Passes

Time passes.  We all know this to be true, at least in our perception of “time”.  Our children grow, our mobile phone becomes out-dated, the yogurt in the frig expires and, yes, the crows feet around our eyes expand.  We … Continue reading

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