Over the past few months, I've noticed that I've become increasingly irritated at the general public as a whole. Not with everyone, as I am fortunate enough to encounter pleasant and joyful people in my daily travels and I gain happiness from them. It's the unpleasant encounters that seem to stick out more and more… Continue reading Where has all the kindness gone?
It's the most wonderful time of the year they say. Recently, one of my children was at work and they wished a departing customer Happy Holidays. The customer replied, "NoooOOOOooo, it's NOT happy holidays, it's Merry Christmas!!" Ok, well that's great IF you celebrate Christmas, but contrary to popular belief, not everyone in the United… Continue reading Happy Holidays and all That
So, I was in the food store yesterday during the busy early evening crowd. We were expecting snow, so many people were out stocking up. Then, I saw her. Walking with her husband and with a small child in the cart. She had on a full burqa with even the small slit area that allows… Continue reading An Unexpected Encounter