Monthly Archives: May 2020

American Cancer

I was diagnosed with leukemia, specifically Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, nearly twenty years ago. Fortunately, the health care and medical treatment that I had access to during those twenty years has given me the opportunity of surviving these twenty years. There … Continue reading

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Freakin Friday

It’s bad enough trying to keep track of the days of the week when you are retired. Not working gives a whole new perspective of the week. There is no longer a feel to any of the days. My work … Continue reading

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Science Fiction

The Coronavirus has illustrated the ongoing tension existing between science and reality. Here’s what I mean. Science is a system of observation of facts and reality, for many, consists only of feelings. Scientists tell us that global warming is a … Continue reading

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You Must Remember This.

We should remember that Memorial Day started off as Decoration Day. It originated on a small scale in the years after the Civil War. It was a day when America’s soldiers who were killed were specially remembered and their graves … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Sermonette

I could have ripped off a Harry Chapin tune and entitle this entry Sunday Morning Sunshine, but I am not sure where I will be heading, so Sunshine might have been misleading. I have always been a big fan of … Continue reading

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My Best Mother’s Day

This is about a day I had with my mother when I was thirteen years old. My brother Johnny always did something special during the Christmas holiday for my mother and me. In 1963, when I was in the eighth … Continue reading

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Saturday In The Park

Starting in the summer of 1969, I often spent Saturday afternoons exploring Central Park. In those days walking through The Park was a little like visiting Woodstock every week. There were people wherever you went, no social distancing required. We … Continue reading

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75

Well, here is another momentous anniversary to ponder. Seventy-five years ago, the Second World War in Europe came to an end, and the Nazis were defeated. Three months later, the war would finally come to an end in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Fifty

Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of the Kent State shootings. It was a dark day on all college campuses following this tragedy. More than that, It was a defining moment in our history as a nation as a divide was … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Musings

Here we are in lockdown despite the fact that Florida will be opening up again. How many Floridian canaries will venture into the coal mine of living in corona? It’s a scary proposition one that we all hope will prove … Continue reading

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