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Rebel Rebel

Happy Fourth of July Everybody. Today is a good day to remember who we are and maybe who we want to be. We are the heirs of a noble experiment. A few men, yes, they were men and they were … Continue reading

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What Is A Father? What Is A Dad?

I wrote this a few years ago to commemorate Father’s Day. I wrote…A Father is the guy… I have updated this today and changed it to A Dad is the guy… It’s a clarification that needed to be made. Any … Continue reading

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Memories

Memorial Day was always the teaser of holidays. As a kid in grammar school, Memorial Day was always May 30th. We got the day off, to be sure, but it was a teaser, nonetheless. Unless it happened to fall on … Continue reading

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Memories Mis-Remembered

As we approach the Memorial Day Weekend, I started to think about the power of memory. Well, the first memory I had as I began typing was that Memorial Day used to be known as Decoration Day. It started to … Continue reading

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Summertime Words Of Love

Words Of Love Summer Music Through My Years 1968 BookendsParsley Sage Rosemary and ThymeAlbum 1700Idea (Bee Gees) 1969Rubber SoulYesterday And TodayRevolverCrosby Stills And NashBlind FaithByrds Greatest HitsLed Zeppelin First Album 1970Let It BeWoodstockByrds (Galore)Deja Vu. CSNYCandles In The Rain. MelanieGet … Continue reading

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May The Fourth???

I saw Star Wars in the summer of 1977. I thought it was a good movie. Lots of action. Nice special effects, especially when they went to hyperdrive or warp speed, whatever they called it. And blowing up the Death … Continue reading

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It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

On April 24, 1971, I went to Washington DC. I went with about three hundred thousand of my closest friends. Well, I didn’t know them all, maybe three or four of them. I brought one of my friends from the … Continue reading

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Summer In The City

If you are reading this in the northern latitudes, you might be wondering why I am writing anything at all with the word summer in it? April in New York was always a confusing month for me. It could be … Continue reading

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I Watched The News Today…Oh Boy….Or Lies Lies And More Lies

All America is divided into two parts. Julius Caesar crafted a similar sentence much more capably than I when he was describing Gaul, but I thought I would steal from him today, even it is only by allusion. While Gaul … Continue reading

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Techno-cide In Plain Sight

I have often complained that our technology is killing us. Well, I got even. When I was up in The Bronx a few weeks ago, I tried to download the New York Times Crossword puzzle app. The app was free … Continue reading

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