A Tribute to Online Communities

One of the really great things about the internet is its ability to build communities. You might call them “virtual” communities, but that implies that they’re not real. Internet-based communities are very real. I know from my own experience that people can come together in a series of online communities and have those communities spill […]

Siesta, Retirement, and Work

And old tale. An American was visiting a small village in Mexico. He came across a young man sitting in a chair on the sidewalk while children played all around him. The American was put off by this laziness. So he talked to the man. “Why aren’t you working?” asked the American. “I have already […]