The jewelry we wear is one thing that separates us from other animals. Monkeys don’t wear earrings. Dogs and cats don’t ask to wear collars, but if I take my dog’s collar off, she wants it put back on immediately. Continue reading AdornmentShare this:
What kind of music do you like? Are you a hip-hopper or a bee-bopper? Do you crave the languished lyrics of Andrea Bocelli or the beautiful voice of Sarah Brightman in her role of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera”? Perhaps country stars like Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley or Taylor Swift float your boat.
Did you grow up in up in the 1950s when Fats Domino gave us “Ain’t That a Shame” and “Blue Berry Hill”? Do you remember Chuck Berry’s “Maybelene” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” and the song all parents hated, “My Ding A Thing”? Continue reading Choices in music help define usShare this:
Credit the environment, not heredity
Aren’t genes wonderful? They give us so much, even things we never asked for like red hair and fiery tempers. Not to mention a gracious bend towards diabetes.
The genes from my paternal side include Scotch/Irish grandparents. My Scottish ancestors fought alongside Robert the Bruce and they just kept on fighting. Nobody told them the war was over. Continue reading Credit the environment, not our heredityShare this: