Controversial Connotation

Over the past few years, a new term has been coined by the government or the media or both. The word is “self-radicalized.” The term refers to someone who commits a terrorist act or attack but isn’t connected officially or directly to any recognized terroristic organization. Typically, as soon as a self-radical is either detected


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Action vs. Reaction

An action is defined as an act of the will; a thing done; the accomplishment of a thing; the bringing about of an alteration by force. A reaction is defined as the way someone acts or feels in response to something that happens or is said; resistance or opposition to a force or influence; a


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Lessons from Bottled Water

In the summer, we keep bottled water for quick access in the ancient frig in our garage. On a recent trip to the store to grab a few items, I saw that a “name brand” water, bottled by a “name brand” soda company, was on sale, therefore the cheapest. Therefore, I’m in. I loaded up


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Changing Lanes

I have a friend from India who grew up there driving on the left side of the road, as has always been their customary traffic flow. Five years ago, he moved to the U.S. and had to learn to drive on the right side of the road. He said it is challenging to turn onto


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