Blog Action Day 2013—Human Right: Life

Today is Blog Action Day, a day in which bloggers around the world post on a single topic. This year the topic is Human Rights, with the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the guideline for subjects to write about. Regular readers of my blog will not be surprised that I am writing about … Read more

Blog Action Day 2012

Today is Blog Action Day. Thousands of bloggers around the world are posting on the theme of “The Power of We.” I wrote my post a few days early. You can read it at Blog Action Day 2012: The Power of We. Let’s remember that the “Power of We” can apply to large groups (political … Read more

Blog Action Day 2012: The Power of We

Each year, thousands of bloggers around the world participate in Blog Action Day—every blogger writing on a single theme. This year’s theme is “The Power of We,” and the official date for Blog Date Action Day is October 15th. My post will be different from what I might have written at a different time in … Read more

Blog Action Day 2011: Let’s Talk about Food

This year’s Blog Action Day coincides with World Food Day, so the blogging topic of the day is food. There are so many things that can be said about food. It is essential to our survival. In the developed world, we eat too much and have serious health problems with obesity (and I’m one of … Read more

Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Late one night last week, I went into the kitchen to refill my water bottle. There was no ice in the ice maker, and the temperature in the freezer was rising rapidly. The next morning, I called a repairman and arranged for service. By that evening the freezer was cooling again, and by the next … Read more