School Lessons – new learning from the past

September is the month we associate with going back to school. You can feel it in the air, see it in the crowded streets and hear it in shops. Vacation is over! Time to get back to work! Interestingly, the word school comes from the Greek word scholē, meaning leisure. Apparently, back in the days […]

The Power of Story

After my dear friend Marianne died, my husband George and I spent a couple of months clearing out her apartment and storage lockers. It’s an interesting process sorting through the accumulation of a lifetime, a little like an archeological excavation. Marianne had been a private person and we discovered details of her life we had […]