In some parts of the world, particularly in Eastern Asia, teachers are the most highly regarded occupational group or on par with physicians. They seem less esteemed in the U.S. Is that true, and what does it mean?
In 1947 the first report was issued from the University of Chicago’s National Occupational Research Center (NORC) on what was termed…Continue
Barbara Bush’s funeral service today was beautiful. Comments by family and friends about former First Lady Barbara Bush were gracious and revealed her humility, humor, and rock steady grip on matters of personal values and civility.
In recent weeks we have heard many anecdotes about how devoted George H. W. and Barbara were to each other. They are remaining remnants of the "Greatest Generation".
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston is a marvelous Gothic cathedral and the…Continue
In various episodes of the British television series, “Call the Midwife”, the doctor’s teenage son refers to an article that he had just read in The Lancet. Perhaps most Americans have heard of The Lancet, but the numbers who know what kind of medical journal it is, are much less.
There is nothing quite like the journal in the U.S.
I have an on-line subscription to The Lancet. Why “The Lancet”? Why not JAMA or The New England Journal of Medicine? Because it is free and…Continue
As most everyone knows now, an ugly incident took place in a Starbucks in Philadelphia.
A Starbucks employee called 911 to complain that two men were in the store refusing to make a purchase. Police were dispatched, arrested the men, and took them to the police station.
The men were black, and some immediately called the arrest a…Continue