There are two broad measurements of happiness: first, the ups and downs of daily emotions, and second, an individual's overall evaluation of life.
For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.
In the village where we stayed, we heard stories of a "fishing commune" nearby. That description demanded that we investigate.
But the critical mechanism of "exploitation" so central to a meaningful, class-based analysis is completely absent.
On May 8 and 9, 1945, the world celebrated the end of the Second World War. Since then, Victory in Europe Day has been celebrated by scores of countries.
"A true metal master, he gave energy and excitement to millions, and will continue to."
With a price tag of $250 million, the George W. Bush library is the biggest and most expensive of the 13 that have been opened to recognize the former presidents.
I first read his (earlier) novel, Burning Valley, in college - a requirement for a class on "working class literature."
Auditors generally do a decent job identifying how much wealthy taxpayers are trying to shortchange Uncle Sam. But they're only examining a fraction of the returns the wealthy file.
Perhaps the best thing of all was the overriding sense of camaraderie. People trusted one another, and what we had we shared.