Mum Day (Silver Linings, 9-16-2020)

Mum Day (Silver Linings, 9-16-2020)

I’ve been joking with son #2 all week.  “Do you know what Wednesday is?”  He was completely perplexed, not able to think of any significant holiday, family birthday or anniversary, or upcoming event.  “Wednesday is MUM DAY!”   Of course, he was...
Hope (Silver Linings, 9-15-2020)

Hope (Silver Linings, 9-15-2020)

This morning, the temperature in our little town made sure we all remembered that it truly is mid-September:  39 F.  (That’s 3.8 C, for anyone who likes to feel even colder!)  Today marks six months since we started in on the “shelter-in-place” orders...
Even the NBA (Silver Linings, 9-13-2020)

Even the NBA (Silver Linings, 9-13-2020)

Watching the National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) playoffs right now still means fantastic plays and shows of athleticism—even with all the changes they have made.  They are “in a bubble” in Orlando, locked down with just their teammates and no...