Craving Risk versus Risk Averse

My son just came downstairs and told me that he needs to take risks and have an adventure. He was inspired by the gang of four on Stranger Things. I found out about this Netflix series in the People Magazine that came in Friday’s mail, and now by Saturday night we’ve binge watched the entire first…

Intercultural Talk as Statue of Liberty

#GetGrandmaontheFacebook

Thinking about finally convincing my mom to go on a computer feels like Scarlett Johansson from Her, where (ohhh…Google Search Break, let me look up the name of the guy who played the main character…I’m back…it’s Joaquim Phoenix…) But, and you heard it here first…the first Google result for “star of Her” was an announcement…

¿Qué te gusta hacer?

“Love what you do and you will never work a day in your life.” That quote has always seemed a little “baloney-ish” to me, the purview of the privileged. Even a google search for the source of the quote suggests that it’s not really a thing. It’s attributed to both Confucius and singer Marc Anthony—how…

Perspective

Some days when it’s time to write I feel like Andy McDowell in “Sex, Lies and Videotape” when she’s talking to her therapist about how sad and paralyzed she gets by reading the paper and seeing the children getting hurt on the news. That’s what it feels like waking up to the horrors of what’s happening…