How to Be a Novice (Post-40)

Are you feeling like a novice?   Chase W. Dillon spoke at an event this week celebrating 100 years since Bessie Coleman defied barriers to earn her pilot license. Chase is the 11-year-old actor and star of the new series The Underground Railroad on Amazon Prime. He’s so young that he held his mom’s hand…

Urban Slang: How What You Say Shows Your Age

When I was a girl, boys had cooties. A friend’s daughter was recently warned by a fellow kindergartner not to touch or “you’ll get Coronavirus” (although that may have been more literal.) In Boccaccio’s day you would have avoided someone “like the plague.”  If you’re in another country and there’s a language difference you know…