Category Archives: war

John McCain…Eternal Hero

As I sat in a cafe reading in the New York Times that Arizona Senator, John McCain, is suffering from aggressive brain cancer, I began to cry. A teenage boy seated near me asked what was wrong. My first impulse … Continue reading

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God Bless America

I warn you, this is not one of my slaphappy posts. I’m here, stunned into silence after going to the 9/11 Museum downtown. A friend asked, what possessed me? Well, I always wanted to go since, being a survivor of … Continue reading

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Sans Culottes

Sans culottes is French for no undies…a state I’m often in, especially in the heat. I shed everything possible, having tremendous understanding of the nudist’s mentality. I had an appointment for my annual skin scan when my dermatologist dons a … Continue reading

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Freckles

I’m a big reader, as most of you know, having the privilege of belonging to a very special library, with stacks you can roam that remind me of catacombs. You just never know what you’ll find.  In one of my diggings, … Continue reading

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President’s Day 2017

Tomorrow we’re honoring two of our noblest of leaders by closing banks and hosting white sales. George Washington (February 22, 1732), and Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809) I’m sure would be honored to know, in their memory, we all got … Continue reading

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Give Me Your Tired…Your Poor…Your Detained

It’s no secret Donald Trump, the bible still warm from his oath of office, proceeds minus tact nor diplomacy.  I attribute this to not caring what others think of him, an odd trait for any president to have. I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Quintessential American

 U.S Representative, John Lewis, has always been a man I’ve greatly admired ever since reading his book, Walking With The Wind (1999), about the Civil Rights Movement. I remember watching him stand behind Barack Obama when he took the oath … Continue reading

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Trust America

I’ve been reading all about Meryl Streep’s unexpected speech at the Golden Globes.  It surprised me, since her behavior is normally so neutral. She was indirectly, without mentioning his name, railing Donald Trump for allegedly mocking a handicapped journalist, an … Continue reading

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Jackie

The recent film, Jackie, about Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, is getting lots of attention. Seems she never loses her allure, while we remain fascinated by her. The film chronicles the assassination,   along with the pain over losing her husband, as … Continue reading

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Who Will Be Our Next President?

Soon it will be over, the long, desperate drumroll will finally cease. Who will it be…Bonnie or Clyde? How bout, we just toss a coin since either way Washington’s bones will rattle. George, by the way, didn’t even want to … Continue reading

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