The Encyclopedia Britannica provides this illuminating definitions: Phenomenology, a philosophical movement originating in the 20th century, the primary objective of which is the direct investigation and description of phenomena as consciously experienced, without theories about their causal explanation and as… Read More ›


I could easily say that, at my age, I don’t need to learn anything new. It would be untrue. To be alive requires we learn and change. I’m an immersion learner. If I’m interested in something, I read everything I can… Read More ›

Life 101

Someone asked me what lessons I learned in life. It seemed like there would be a lot of answers to that question but actually, after I really thought about it, I realized there’s only one lesson. It comes in many… Read More ›

Dumb and getting dumber

I’m a big believer in research, checking and double-checking sources. But I also learned a couple of important lessons writing documentation and other educational and explanatory material for almost 40 years. Relax, Chicken Little. The sky is not falling. The… Read More ›