The Myth of Elderly Wisdom

If the date of your birth is no later than the 1970s, you were lucky enough to have parents still willing to teach valuable life lessons, which included respect for our elders. There was no explanation given to children as to why we should believe the “with age comes...

Snippets From the Gym

Six months have passed since this writer joined the local gym. In a previous column, we shared our observations regarding the folks who populate this particular den of fun torture. But there is so much more to share. If people watching is not an activity you enjoy,...

The Vesuvius Syndrome

To say someone has a temper to rival a volcanic eruption should give people pause. History buffs know when Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79 it destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. It is considered the world’s most dangerous volcano because beneath Vesuvius is...