Tag: community

Who Am I?

Commenting on the current hearings in Congress is too political and too painful. But, the bigger question of who I am really is, of course, a long time philosophical epistemology beyond me and the moment. What is our personal notion of reality or viewpoint and experience, and how is our memory structured? The years since…

The Farmers’ Market

Suddenly the car swerved to the right, making a sharp turn onto a gravel lot with about a dozen mini-gazebos in a two-sided rectangle.  The sign proclaimed, Farmers’ Market, open 8 to 12 Mondays and Fridays. Since I live in a coastal area with large inland farming and chicken industries, I wasn’t really expecting much. …

Volunteering in the Community

While Retirement presents many opportunities, none is more varied or demanding on your “free” time perhaps than community service.  It can take the form of volunteering in soup kitchens, local animal shelters, schools, or whatever else that requires well-intentioned people and an inexpensive pair of hands (usually many of them).  Another option, especially for retirees…