Thoughts on the Declaration of Freedom

Today I clicked on the “I feel lucky” link on Google.com. This led me to trending topics, which led me to read the Declaration of Independence. Which, other than what I might have read in school a million years ago, I can’t say I have looked at any time recently. I have a friend, Dave …

Music and Memories

Garth Brooks, a popular country artist from the 1990’s, played for three nights in Fort Lauderdale this weekend. It is amazing to me that someone can be out of the music scene for years and return to such adoring fans. His retirement in 2000 was short lived. He signed on to perform on the weekends …

A Trip to the Art Fair

I had the pleasure of attending the Las Olas Art Festival last week. It was inspiring to see artists making a living from their art and hearing the inspiration for what they do. I saw many types of art that I had never thought of or heard before. I encountered two artists that I found particularly …

Why Don’t They Run Out of Social Security Numbers?

I have always wondered about this. Why don’t they run out of Social Security Numbers? Upon hearing this question most people suggest the numbers are reused  when people die. This is not the case. They don’t recycle social security numbers. Finally, I asked a math teacher and she explained that there are nine numbers and ten combinations for …

Tips to Start Writing

There are three types of people in the world. The first, people who have no interest in writing. I envy them because they can live their lives carefree without the guilt that they should be writing. They can watch TV, play video games, or read a book without being jealous that they didn’t write the …