Wonders of the Middle Class

Why do we all consider ourselves to be part of the “middle class”? Does inequality serve a psychic purpose for us? Yes, says author, as long as we live in a world that is ultimately a zero-sum game, and all sustainable economic models say that is exactly where we live.

Mira and Her Big Brother

Published October 4, 2019 in Warp & Woof Mira and Her Big Brother Grandchildren in the World William Sundwick When they first come into the world, they have no idea what’s in store for them. And it will be a long time before they have much influence over it. They do, however, influence us, theirContinue reading “Mira and Her Big Brother”

Grocery Angst

Published July 26, 2018 in Warp & Woof   Grocery Angst   Choosing Where to Shop in Opposite of “Food Desert”     William Sundwick   Retail food shopping is very competitive  in many places these days. If you have access to a car and live inside the beltway in Northern Virginia like I do,Continue reading “Grocery Angst”

Maybe I’m Not So Great, After All?

Published May 10, 2018 in Warp & Woof Maybe I’m Not So Great, After All? Coming to Grips with Privilege William Sundwick “If they had to walk in my shoes.” How many times have we thought this to ourselves? Even if we don’t verbalize it, we’re looking for sympathy.  Often, the burdens placed on usContinue reading “Maybe I’m Not So Great, After All?”