Round Up!

Back in the “olden days” we used to tell people who were virtue signaling to “get off their high horses.” The phrase originated back in the 1300s as the royal, rich and powerful would often ride through villages on the absolute largest steed they could find to represent their superiority. Fast forward a few hundred…

Love notes..

Not sure why, but I was scrolling through CNN.com last night looking for something to read. Way at the bottom, past the minefield of Trump-bashing articles, was a sweet story about a woman who bought a self-help book and found five dollars and an encouraging note from a stranger inside. She was so touched, she…

Caution – Minefield!

Almost every form of negative emotion lives in the delta  that separates the life we are leading from the life to which we feel we are entitled. Depression, anger, jealousy and resentment all occupy that space between our present day reality and the fantasy version of our existence.  The wider the gulf, the more room…

I want your lollipop-the rise of resentment.

There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal last week-end about the spread of rampant resentment in society, especially among the “younger set.”  By younger, I don’t mean the two year old who’s pitching a fit for a candy at the check-out counter; no, these are college educated, hard working, facebook obsessed, young…