Who’s on Strike?

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I read that Mr. Trump wants to now call this partial government shutdown a strike. That got me to thinking. What is a strike, anyway?

Dictionary.com defines a strike as “a concerted stopping of work or withdrawal of worker’s services, as to compel an employer to accede to workers’ demands or in protest against terms or conditions imposed by an employer.” Yep, that’s what I always thought a strike was. Continue reading

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My Challenge to You

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I am going to read All I Really Need to Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum. I know. I should have read this long ago, but it just seems that something always got in the way. Anyway, I’m going to read it now.

When I opened the book I came to the section titled To The Reader From The Author. An interesting way for an author to address their public. But it does have some good information that should be taken to heart before beginning the adventure of reading this book. Continue reading

7 Things For Which I Am Thankful

Yesterday, as I sat here watching the sun rise I was thinking about the past year. I have gotten older, but, still, I feel younger than I should. I have lost a few friends, gained a few friends, and still have more to meet.

My life, like everyone’s, has been full of ups and downs. But I consider myself very fortunate. I’ve had more ups than downs, and the downs haven’t been all that down. I’m looking forward to the years to come. Continue reading