Becoming Angry and Nasty too

A few days ago, I was unable to update my credit card number in my United Airlines Mileage Plus account. An older number appeared on the screen when I booked my flight, but there was no obvious way to get into my account online to bring it up to date. There followed a considerable search … Continue reading Becoming Angry and Nasty too

I am SO Sorry.

(Note to readers:  The reality I witnessed when visiting Hiroshima today was harsh.  My reflections are harsh as well. It is not my intention to offend, rather to awaken.) There's no way to put a soft gel on the results of dropping a nuclear bomb on a crowded civilian population. My mind instantly rejected any … Continue reading I am SO Sorry.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

You know the overwhelmed feeling you can get when you have to master a new technological device?  All of that paled on move in day in Kyoto when we were confronted with the latest array of Japanese  home technology. We screwed up royally and instantly as soon as someone rang our doorbell.  Not knowing which … Continue reading GETTING TO KNOW YOU