Recent days have seen a tightening of restrictions and heightening of expectations. Two weeks ago, hardly anyone wore masks out in public. Now, it seems almost mandatory.
Like many of my fellow Gen-Xers, I came of age in the "Me Generation," during a time that young Baby Boomers lived by the mantra "You Gotta Look Out For Number One." An era that author Tom Wolfe dubbed the "Me Decade," saw the rise of a culture of narcissism. Looking out for number one … Continue reading The Harrowing Problem of Self-Centeredness
The holidays can be a tough time for many people. A recent study performed by the researchers at Amazon revealed that 6:30 pm on Christmas Day is prime time for ugly family disagreements to rear up their nasty face. Disputes between siblings or with momma top the list of potential holiday hazards. No doubt tension … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | ‘Tis the Season