Choosing a Leader

A democracy is a system of government in which the entire population has a chance to take part in electing their leader. It works best when there is an informed electorate coupled with candidates for office, whose best interests are the interests of the people whom he or she expects to serve. Before elected, candidates …

Leaving a Generational Legacy

What if you knew when you were going to die? I don’t mean the exact date or hour, but say were given a degree of assurance that you had  ten, fifteen or twenty years to go; assurance that you could count on. Having such information, how would you live your life? Most people – or …

More Than a Little Wind

We went sailing again. During the morning hours it rained a bit so I asked Captain Theo, if the trip was still on. He said we should be ok by the time we were ready to sail.  The rain stopped by noon – sailing time – and though the  weather forecast indicated periodic thunder showers in the …