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The All American 8th Deadly Sin….

The All American 8th Deadly Sin….

Apathy!! Add that one to the list of: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride. Sadly, the dumb down nature of our country lends for the nurturing of apathy. Travel through the supermarkets, Main Streets, malls and just about anywhere that Americans...
Uncomfortably Numb!!

Uncomfortably Numb!!

Sitting here by my keyboard listening to Pink Floyd’s ‘ Comfortably Numb’. It flows into the recesses of my sad and tired mind… Like the joke of the horse sitting at the counter of the bar and the bartender saying to him ” Why the long...
Jackie and Me: A Brooklyn Thing

Jackie and Me: A Brooklyn Thing

We have memories, like flashes of lightning from afar- now we see them, now we don’t. Yet, one can almost call upon them at will, these bits and pieces of our lives, once so vivid, once so real, filed forever as  nostalgia. So it is for me, 60 plus years after...
The Disgrace

The Disgrace

Lynn is  in her early 60s with mediocre health coverage… and NO dental coverage at all. She usually avoids doctors and dentists, relying on natural , sometimes homeopathic approaches. She sometimes uses her Chinese medicine practitioner for acupuncture and Chinese...
James Mattoon Scott Is Still With Us!!

James Mattoon Scott Is Still With Us!!

All high school and college Political Science classes should be made to view John Frankenheimer’s 1964 film Seven Days In May. The story is one that can resonate so well with our current political and cultural climate here at home. It reveals a secret Coup de...
The Horror #19

The Horror #19

Numerologists tell you that 19 is 1 + 9 which equals the powerful # 1 , or new beginnings. Well, 19 years ago on March 19, coincidentally, my nation orchestrated the most horrific deed since God knows when. The illegal and immoral attack, invasion and subsequent...