The scent of freedom

I grew up at a time and era when riding a bike exemplified the ultimate freedom. In those childhood years, not every kid had a bicycle, and we often borrowed  someone else's for a few laps around the neighborhood square. Being able to roam on a self-powered vehicle exposed to the elements of … [Read more...]

September 11: It only takes two minutes to honor and remember

Thirteen years ago, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center came down in a formless mass of glass, steel and human remains. As much disconnected as we appear to be today from the visuals of 9/11/2001, the gut-wrenching imagery of a destroyed pair of iconic New York City buildings is still … [Read more...]

Google: Search fast, Forget faster

Google's new instant search might be an opportunity to weigh the element of speed. Not search speed, but the speed of how fast memories fade. Remembering an event such as the September 11, 2001 loss of life is something that should not be hidden, tucked away underneath a tiny ribbon at the bottom … [Read more...]