Category Archives: Manners

To Bucket or Not to Bucket?

During the last week of August this writer posted the following on online: Let’s see. We were supposed to do Random Acts of Kindness. Then, we were supposed to Pay It Forward. Then, we were supposed to Pass It On. … Continue reading

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A Little Sanity Please*

I’ve noticed several posts and comments on Facebook today concerning the announcement that a number of restaurants have asked patrons not to openly carry firearms. The comments have been from folks who chose to take offense at that decision, with … Continue reading

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A Morality Conundrum?

One can shrug off some items posted on-line for any number of reasons.  However, a post reading, “You don’t need religion to have morals. If you can’t determine right from wrong then you lack empathy, not religion,” simply begs for … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Middle

Politics, the news, and life today remind me of a song from the early 1970s. “Stuck in the Middle With You” by the group Stealers Wheel made about as much sense as any popular song from that era, which is … Continue reading

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The Dance in the Doorway

Periodically talk radio and other news sources erupt with discussions of the lack of civility and morality in society today. The impetus for these discussions may be anything from a security guard being trampled to death by shoppers stampeding into … Continue reading

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