Charity Towards the Elderly

Charity Towards the Elderly

Memory Care Means Engaging An Old Persons Memory If you want to do something charitable for an elderly person try engaging their long term memories with memory care. Memory care facilities in Europe re-create older, traditional village squares much like a...

Lotus-Eating Navel-Gazer

Lotus-Eating Navel-Gazer

Now I Have Become a Navel-Gazing Lotus-Eater The first time I heard the term lotus-eater I erroneously assumed that it was a derogatory term used to denote a navel-gazer. I heard "lotus-eater" in a spy movie and I thought the term meant living like a Buddhist monk. So...

Do American Indians Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Do American Indians Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Indian Day of Mourning It's no wonder that your average American Indian man on the street usually seems a bit guarded if not downright depressed. Indians in Palm Springs, California and the surrounding desert communities generally choose not to mix with Caucasians and...

The Path Less Taken

The Path Less Taken

The Middle Path The goal in life is not to take offense at other people's actions, then pat yourself on the back in your self-bestowed moral superiority. Somehow America became the land of the easily offended where the goal is the first to express manufactured...

Don’t Be A Publicity Hound, Give Your Alms In Secret

Don’t Be A Publicity Hound, Give Your Alms In Secret

Public charity only brings the praise of man If all you want is for people to say you are a good person then perform your charitable acts in public. Prepare a press kit and alert the media. You could start your own religion or become a Saint in somebody else's...

Mobile Liberation

Mobile Liberation

Switching To Twigby $9.00 Mobile Service After expensive Verizon Wireless bills for the past sixteen years I have switched to a $9.00/per month Twigby mobile account. My needs are not great and I was actually searching for a text only service when I found Twigby. My...