I really enjoyed this piece, Charles. Another observation I like to add: Everyone who has a blog or website, needs to become a writer or hire one. Crowds of ‘content creators’ in cyberspace are teaching young and newbie writers how it’s done – in quick and easy 10 step solutions – of course.
‘Write how you speak’, they preach, and the internet gets swamped by a glut of awfully written pieces.
When age is paired with wisdom, skill, and experience, writing can become a precious gift. Thank you for sharing your writing.