Like a Healthy Estuary, Social Interaction may be the Protective Habitat of our Mental Happiness. In the June issue, Coastal Review highlighted the importance of SAV, submerged aquatic vegetation to our coastlines. “SAV protects shoreline erosion, improves water quality and provides habitat for fish and waterfowl. It is critically important to the wellbeing of both … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: The Tiredness Virus
After 15 years in the tech industry, I think little has changed in attitudes and perceptions and I left the industry 15 years ago. So how are we doing? Each year TrustRadius publishes an annual report. I checked out the website--it has the 'Good Housekeeping' seal of approval! In the report, you will find a … Continue reading A Pandemic and Women’s Role in Tech
“Winning a conviction against a police officer rarely happens.” (highlights from National Public Radio’s All Things Considered) This week the trial of Derek Chauvin began and NPR’ All Things Considered ran a brief commentary which attempts to clarify issues but fails to fully explore and explain why convictions are so rare. The topic is too … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Update to our earlier post on Policing in U.S.
I was laid low by the second shot of the Moderna vaccine. With a sore arm and flu-like symptoms, while sleeping the better part of three days, I lost interest in food or friends—I could not stay awake. Moderna vaccine, while protecting me from Covid 19 closed the door to my usual ‘I live to … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: What We Learned from a Pandemic and Political Upheaval
“Covid 19 Survival is putting a lid on how you feel” (a seven-minute read) Last week I zoom’ed with my 21-year-old granddaughter gathering her observations of 2020. How she approached and survived the Pandemic during her third year at university. What she learned is proof we could live through this unsettling pandemic in unusual ways … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Surviving 2020–part II