AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH. AGAIN – BY TOM CURLEY

Hi Humanity. Earth here. I just heard that today you are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  You seem to think it's a pretty big deal.  I mean, don't get me wrong, I appreciate you noticing me. I've been around for about 5-billion years and you just started noticing me, ' by my time … Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH. AGAIN – BY TOM CURLEY

MORE ABOUT SURVIVAL VS. VALOR – Marilyn Armstrong

We were watching a rerun of NCIS, an episode from a few years ago. The victim had given her life to protect others and her country's secrets. "She didn't have to do it," McGee pointed out. "No," said Gibbs. "She had a choice. That's what makes her a hero." Some people have called me brave … Continue reading MORE ABOUT SURVIVAL VS. VALOR – Marilyn Armstrong

LOSING EVERYTHING – Marilyn Armstrong

A lot of people figure that everyone "retires" on their own terms in their proper time. That hasn't been true in our world. Certainly not in Garry and my world. Garry lost his job because the company he worked for decided to move on without "the old guy." I lost my job because my bosses … Continue reading LOSING EVERYTHING – Marilyn Armstrong

WHO SAID LIFE IS FAIR? – Marilyn Armstrong

With shock and grief, I hear the wailing of betrayed youth. They have made the awfulest Big Discovery. Life is unfair. You work hard, perform brilliantly yet wind up bruised and forgotten. Then again, you might find yourself famous, rich, and covered with honors. It's not cause and effect, though we like to think it … Continue reading WHO SAID LIFE IS FAIR? – Marilyn Armstrong

AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH – BY TOM CURLEY

This last weekend millions of people all over the world went on strike for awareness about Climate Change and that we REALLY have to do something about it. There was lots of talk about how we are destroying the planet.  They mean well, but they are missing a really really huge point.  I tried to … Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH – BY TOM CURLEY

AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH – BY TOM CURLEY

Hello humanity, this is Earth. The planet Earth. You’ve called me by different names like Gaia, Mother Earth, Terra, etc. It really doesn’t matter what you call me as long as you don’t call me late for dinner. To be honest, I never got that joke. I’m not sure exactly what “dinner” is., but I’ve … Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY FROM PLANET EARTH – BY TOM CURLEY

LOSING YOUR JOB WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND – Marilyn Armstrong

A lot of people figure that everyone "retires" on their own terms in their proper time. That hasn't been true in our world. Certainly not in Garry and my world. Garry lost his job because the company he worked for decided to move on without "the old guy." I lost my job because my bosses … Continue reading LOSING YOUR JOB WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND – Marilyn Armstrong