Fandango’s Provocative Question #62 Over the past few weeks, each of us has had to make some sacrifices due to the global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have had to make adjustments to how we go about our daily lives. My provocative question this week is simply this: I really haven't given up anything except seeing … Continue reading HOW HAS LIFE CHANGED SINCE THE PANDEMIC? – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #60 This could be a very torrid post, but as Serendipity is G-rated, I'll tell you a story. You are free to fill in missing details using your own rich imagination. This is perhaps more than the question requires, but it's a complicated story. I married Jeff in August 1965. I spent the … Continue reading HOW DID YOU MEET YOUR MATE? – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #59 What does it mean to you in the 21st century to be well-educated? When I was growing up, you had to get good grades in school. You needed them so you'd be better positioned to get good grades and maybe a scholarship in high school so you could go to college. … Continue reading WE SHOULD ALL BE PLUMBERS – Marilyn Armstrong
WHEN IN ROME ... Let's go heavy on the crucifixions. I can think of a whole bunch of deserving candidates right now. What'ya say, gang? Let's do like the Romans do!
Fandango’s Provocative Question #57 Are humans better at creating or destroying? We are good at both and moreover, a lot of our creations turn out to be destructive. Ten Medieval Inventions that Changed the World: Mechanical Clock. Timekeeping devices have emerged since the ancient world, but it was not until the Middle Ages that the technology … Continue reading CREATORS AND DESTROYERS: WE ARE ONE PACKAGE – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #2 Is there a difference between these two things? Isn't wisdom an elderly version of intelligence, fired by time and hard knocks? I read a bunch of definitions of the difference between intelligence and wisdom and basically, it boiled down to intelligence is using wisdom intelligently or alternatively, wisdom is a wise use of … Continue reading PROVOCATIVE QUESTION 2 REDUX: WISDOM V. INTELLIGENCE – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #56 This week's question is taken from Melanie's "Share Your World" for the week. And my answer is an expansion of what I wrote on that post. The world is on fire and we will all burn. No need to wait for hell to engulf us. We merely need to wait for the … Continue reading THE FIRES OF HELL ON EARTH – Marilyn Armstrong