Monthly Archives: June 2019

I’ve Got More Triggers Than Roy Rogers

I guess the shortest definition of triggers is events in our past that cause us to relive the pain of their occurrence. You relive the trauma, and the pain of something that happened long ago seeps into your consciousness. It … Continue reading

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What Is A Father?

A Father is the guy who took you to your first Yankee game and sat you in the Bleachers because that was where Mickey Mantle played. A Father is the guy who just couldn’t wait until December 25th to give … Continue reading

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STEM The Tide Against STEM

Universities are reducing, some eliminating, Liberal Arts programs in lieu of career oriented programs. The mantra of STEM, Science Technology Engineering Mathematics has rendered History English Sociology Art as quaint subjects that we can no longer afford to invest any … Continue reading

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D-Day 75

Seventy-five years ago in the European Theater of Operations in World War II thousands of insanely brave men accosted the shores of France at Utah Beach and thus began the end of the Nazi empire. Back at home, there were … Continue reading

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National Cancer Survivor Day

This entry of The Newell Post was written six years ago. Eileen and I attended an event celebrating our surviving cancer. It was a moving experience, and we came away convinced that we needed to share our story, not so … Continue reading

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JUST BECAUSE IT’S JUNE

  One of the hardest things for adults to adjust to is that there are no longer any “last days of school.” Even those who have gone back to school to pursue an advanced degree miss out on the last … Continue reading

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