Normal Matters

Our "normal life" matters

Alone But Not Alone

Is there a way to be alone but not feel alone? If there is, what is it? From personal experience, at least from the perspective of married life followed again by single life, I believe there is. After graduating with a four-year university degree, I married.  Then, just under a year later, a traffic accident […]

Time is a Canary

Why are canaries sometimes referred to as stoolies, pigeons, or tattle-tales? Because in mines they would “tell on” the presence of toxic gases before those gasses became lethal to the miners. How did they “tell on” the gasses? By giving their lives. They were sensitive to the gasses and would die before those gases became […]