As a lifelong follower of baseball, I watched the findings of George Mitchell's report of drugs in baseball with interest. Was I surprised at the list of names? Not particularly. It reminded me that today's world is no longer business as usual.
The Christmas season can stress out all of us, even Santa Claus. At the North Pole, Santa Claus was recently paraphrasing the famous line from the movie "Apollo 13." "Mrs. Claus, we have a problem."
We as human beings don't always embrace new concepts too quickly. You might say that we can be a bit skeptical. Like Thomas, the disciple, we may demand proof positive before we truly believe.
You are the grandparents of two "Generation X" children. One is Dick, age 14, and the other is Jane, who is 16 years old.
It is truly interesting to see how we condition ourselves to react a certain way at different times of the year. At this time of the year, most of us are fattening up ourselves as well as our credit card accounts.
There are those other times, too. As April 15 draws near, anxiety levels grow because of the Internal Revenue Service.