Thanksgiving Letter 2020

Although most of us will have a small Thanksgiving dinner this year, we are still likely to overeat. That’s part of feasting! I don’t know about you, but by the time dessert arrives I’m full! I feel stuffed — a little to a lot uncomfortable, depending on how much I overate. Although I love pumpkin pie, pecan pie and apple pie, even better with whipped cream, my stomach is just not ready for it. But for a number of years now, I have solved that dilemma!

COVID-19: 5 Things You Can Do to Take Care of Yourself and Others

Oxfam is one of my favorite international charities. They have a very low administrative overhead and do very effective work around the world, much of it famine relief. Their suggestions for how we can all help during this novel coronavirus pandemic are simple, yet impactful. I pass it on to you, as I think you […]

Oscar Winner Joaquin Phoenix’s New Film Sounds Alarm on Destruction of Amazon Rainforest

The 2019 – 2020 film awards season has been a busy one for Joaquin Phoenix, culminating with a win for Best Actor at Sunday’s Academy Awards for his titular role in the film Joker. The 45-year old actor has been using his stage time at these awards ceremonies to urge viewers and fellow actors alike […]