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Marathon Weekend 2017

 One can’t help but to think of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, when New York’s annual Marathon takes place this coming Sunday.  It’s like runner’s roulette…where three thousand or more are gathered. Yet the crowds come, runners assemble, ignoring … Continue reading

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Fear In A Venti Cup

It’s dawned on me, as I sit in Starbucks early in the morning, my eyes dart up every time someone walks through the door wondering if they have a gun or explosives hidden in their laptop bag or knapsack. I’ve … Continue reading

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Nice France July 14, 2016

I can’t stop reading nor thinking about what happened in Nice, 84 people dead, 200 injured and still some unaccounted for. Bastille Day is the French Fourth of July, and it’s hard not to imagine a tragedy like the one … Continue reading

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Orlando…June 12, 2016

Isis Goddess of Egypt, was the Goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility and matron of nature. She also was considered a friend of slaves, sinners and artisans, protector of the dead and Goddess of children whom all beginnings arose. Two … Continue reading

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Is Terrorism Becoming The Norm?

I was in Starbucks yesterday morning when a woman I know came in all shook up over Wednesday’s shooting in San Bernardino, California.  Not a TV watcher, I knew nothing about it, so she flipped open the New York Post … Continue reading

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The City Never Sleeps

I had to be all the way downtown at 4:30 a.m. the other day and was shocked at what I found. Rather than the emptiness I expected, the financial district was packed with people. There was even a bride and … Continue reading

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