Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Philosophy of Neighborhoods

    This philosophy is not scientific but is rather based upon 60+/- years of observation.     First, a definition; A neighborhood is a collection of homes bounded by topographical, geographical, or societal boundaries.     The philosophy, a neighborhood is formed … Continue reading

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Immigration

              I have some dear friends who were brought to this country, the United States of America, when they were mere babies and although they are now adults they have only recently become American citizens. They said that America … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer

            So now we come to the “Dog Days of Summer”, July and August in the northern hemisphere. I once believed they were called that because they were so hot it made one want to pant as does a dog. … Continue reading

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A thought provoking email

I received this email the other day and got permission to include it as this week’s post. Let me know what you think. Dear All    I’m feeling a bit philosophical after viewing a PBS program by Dr. Woods regarding … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence

   On the 4th of July the people of the United States of America celebrate our national independence and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. If you have never read it, I think it would be a good use … Continue reading

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