Lying Beneath The Surface Many Things Lurk (Part 2)
Many years ago, a movie came out called "The Boys of St. Vincent." The Canadian miniseries documented the actual events that had occurred at the Mount Cashel Orphanage in Newfoundland. The film reveals the scandals of physical and sexual abuse and the coverup that ensued. Except for A&E, no major television station in the United States would air a controversial show dealing with this taboo.Read full story
Lying Beneath The Surface Many Things Lurk (Part 1)
A Manatee Floating In The SeaJason Rojas on Unsplash. Have you ever looked out on a still body of water such as a lake or pond? Everything appears tranquil, doesn't it? We know, however, if we could part the sea, much activity would lie beneath. Some of this movement would appear benign, but things are not always what they seem. Within that pool, predators roam undetected searching for their prey. They tend to remain inconspicuous, patiently awaiting the right opportunity to go for the kill.Read full story
Baby Boomers, Remember The Seventies? Of Course, You Do!
The Union Station Area before the Restoration in 1997Steve Carlson via Flickr. I grew up in Worcester during the seventies and returning to the area after a long hiatus has prompted me to reminisce about those days of long ago. Not all of it was perfect, and I certainly would not turn back the hands of time. Be that as it may, we did not know what we did not know, so let us look back on some trends.Read full story