Sunday Short: Spoon Fed Nomads

“WHAT INTERESTING PLACES SHOULD I SEE?” Usually the people asking that question have innocent intentions, but it gets my cranky old man hackles up. To me it’s part of the spoon-fed culture. To me it means those people don’t have opinions of their own, that they lack...

Do You Listen Where You Live?

MY FATHER PROFESSED AND PROMOTED that we should have a national holiday—“Listen Day”—where we celebrate the sense of hearing and pay focused attention. Dad even got a few local organizations to promote it with a fair.  This idea has stuck with me like an ear worm, all...