Posts tagged #behonest
Ancient Cultures, Beautiful and Strange; and a Visit From Mom

Watching her wander off into the airport with her minimal luggage, Tiff and I were sad to see her go, but thrilled to know she was doing what she loved.  Hopefully her experience was similar as she watched our big red van lumber off into the mid-day sun. 

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In the Soup

Why do we glorify the dead?  Did our impulse to amplify the character traits of dead people give birth to the heroes in our myths?   Embellishment does tend to make a story more interesting.  I suspect we exaggerate the details of the departed out of some sense of respect, and perhaps to lend meaning to our own lives before we join them. In either case, we owe it to ourselves to remember them honestly at some point.   

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