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It’s (Still) A Wonderful Life

Last week I was going to write a blog entitled Meltdown In The Sunshine State. I thought the better of it and opted not to dwell on my meltdown. I have tried to be funny and sometimes uplifting during this … Continue reading

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Forty? Something!

Only seven years ago, we commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination. Although it was hard to believe that fifty years had transpired, considering that I was thirteen on that Friday in November 1963, fifty years felt just about … Continue reading

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Infamy At 79

If we still remembered History, we would know the poignancy of the word infamy. Those of us who are boomers cannot hear or read the word without thinking of FDR’s speech following the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December … Continue reading

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The Last Time We Attended The Tree Lighting

I was still working at St. Vito’s as a seventh and eighth-grade teacher. Eileen had just recently moved to New Rochelle. We had made a tradition of going to see the tree lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center and had done … Continue reading

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His Address It Will Be Changin (With Apologies To Bob Dylan)

His Address It Will Be Changin Come play another round, Donald; that’s all you can do For Rudy has proven he’s not savin you. And start packin now because the UHaul is due. If you have anything worth you’ll be … Continue reading

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Thankful More Than Ever

2020 will not be a year we soon forget despite every effort we may make to do just that. Nevertheless, as we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, there is so much for which I am thankful. I will create … Continue reading

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Trump Means Never To Have To Say I’m Sorry…Or I Lost

Trump finally has completed his long-promised wall. Unfortunately, the wall is around the White House and not at our southern border. Only white republicans who are fighting the fake election are admitted. In another development, the New York Daily News … Continue reading

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Dis-Information Age

I was working at a college when Y2K was the biggest fear we had. It’s funny to think about that now, given what the last twenty years have been like. In 1999 I was part of a team of administrators … Continue reading

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Right Of Reconciliation

Bless me, Father, it has been an extremely long time since my last confession. In fact, the Catholic Church was still calling the sacrament Confession. Now, I hear, it is called the Rite of Reconciliation. It seems that America needs … Continue reading

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When The Team You Love Doesn’t Love You Back

I have been a Yankee fan for as long as I can remember. My earliest recollection of being a fan was my birthday in 1956 when I was six years old. My Uncle Al worked for Railway Express and had … Continue reading

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