On the verge of the SHUTDOWN…

I am in a rambling mood this morning. Like some, I am still digesting the horror story that came out of Perris, California earlier this week. Although I occasionally opine on child protection matters, I am going to let this particular situation fester a bit more. So, how about that US Government shutdown that is […]


2018, Day 1…An entire year awaits…what to do…what to do.

Like many, I have considered the advisability of resolving to make some changes in the coming year. I have dabbled before in the wickedly complex art of resolution construction. A few have taken. Smoking! Gave that up in ’84. Only took about ten years of fuming failure. What else? Hmmm. Puns! I have often resolved […]


Some Incredibly Interesting End of the Year 2017 Thoughts…

It is approaching mid-December. I am running out of time to capture a few elusive thoughts for 2017. I recently drafted my first Christmas (Yes, I still call it Christmas) missive. Actually, I totally, unimaginatively, called it my Festivus Letter. But, truthfully, I am still held captive by the concept of Christmas. God knows why! […]


Split Second is the BOMB…

It’s Sunday morning, November 5th,2017. I’m moving slowly. There is a carpet of snow on the ground. Trump has begun his tour of Asia. Yesterday, he said this at the America air base at Yokota in Japan. “No nation should ever underestimate American resolve. Every once a while in the past they underestimated us. It […]