I heard an excellent sermon on the subject of “fear” recently. The pastor made the point that most of fear comes from uncertainty. We fear what we cannot see. We don’t know the future, and who knows what might happen? Something bad, perhaps — and we start getting fearful.
Back in April, when my family first learned of our upcoming Fulbright experience, I didn’t know a soul in the Netherlands. Windmills and tulips — that’s about it.
Is the news media the enemy? President Trump and some of his followers think so.
As I am writing this, it is election night. I don’t know the outcome of the election yet. As you are reading this, you do. And then again, you don’t.
Michigan faces not only a skills gap but a very insufficient pipeline of willing and able workers to fill jobs in a robust economy.
One evening in 1913, Mary Phelps Jacobs dressed for a debutante ball in Manhattan and gazed into her mirror, frustrated with what she saw.
“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” — Betty Friedan
I've been teaching my daughter how to drive. When she starts driver's training next year, I want her to have more experience and to be more comfortable behind the wheel than I was when I went to driving school.
As technology expanded into the 20th and 21st centuries, a musical revolution took place.
Many branches of the Christianity tree will celebrate the Feasts of All Souls and All Saints next week. Amid the sugar-crazed Halloween rush, there is real levity and spirituality to be found in these traditions of remembering and honoring our dead.
Art Garfunkel was very much up-close and personal with the audience. Sitting about halfway back from the stage on the main floor, it felt like he was speaking directly to me.
If you’re a Mac user, chances are you may have encountered the spinning ball of death at some point. Last week my number was up. My laptop died.
According to the Pew Research Center think tank, 11 percent of Americans still don’t use the internet. More than a third of the non-users are Americans age 65 and older.
The Renew Michigan initiative proposes to clean up PFAS sites with revenue from landfill tipping, the state-mandated cost for waste to be deposited in landfills.
This is my fifth year of retirement, and fall always reminds me of that. I miss being with my colleagues and the students. I do not miss getting up bright and early and heading off to school.