Tag: Restless Minds

Restless Minds Look at Post-COVID Era

Bill Gates Vaccination rates are approaching herd immunity. COVID restrictions like mask wearing and social distancing are being lifted. Life seems on track to returning to “normal.” But what will life look like in the coming months? The Restless Minds discussion group will consider the implications at its May meeting. The meeting will begin at…

Restless Minds Will Consider Essentials

Bill Gates What is essential? That question has been much in the news this past year as the nation grapples with coronavirus and its social and economic implications. At its March meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will consider what “essential” means—and who decides. The meeting will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. on…

A Second Try for Restless Minds

Bill Gates Because of events on Jan. 6, the Restless Minds group scrapped its previously announced topic so it could discuss the terrorist assault on the U.S. Capitol. With hope that calm exists, they’ll try again in February to discuss personal experiences with jobs. The Zoom meeting will begin at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9.…

How Happy Are We? Restless Minds Inquire

Bill Gates Several studies on how happy people are at various stages of life have concluded the “elderly” come out ahead. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore that conclusion and other happiness factors at its December Zoom meeting. The discussion will take place from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8. Zoom sign-in instructions…

Restless Minds Topic: Finally, the Elections

Bill Gates The seemingly unending election process that began two years ago is nearing its conclusion. Or, if you believe some of the skeptics, Election Day won’t decide the presidential races and other key races definitively. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore this year’s tumultuous election and its potential aftermath when the group meets,…

Education Is Topic for Restless Minds

Bill Gates It’s no secret the demands and pressures on public schools have changed considerably in recent decades. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore these changes in education when the group meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts Center. Discussion leaders Dar and John Brasch,…

Restless Minds will focus on recycling

Bill Gates This has been a tough year for recycling. Several countries, most notably China, have either cut back or eliminated recyclable items they will accept and process. And here in the United States, waste management companies are increasingly sending many recyclable items to landfills. At its November meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will…

Restless Minds to look at immigration policy

  The Restless Minds discussion group will tackle the issue of immigration when the group meets at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts Center. Discussion leader Kyle Patterson wants to address the question of what sort of border we should have. Although most Americans agree that the…