Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving! (Menu and All!)

Unlike so many “netizens” who inhabit the virtual world, I have a real life – a life filled with daughters, family and real “friends”. Tuesday I will depart my home without stairs and travel from the West coast of Florida, … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Favorite

“Your Majesty!  Your Majesty!” Elizabeth awoke from her slumber to hear her Lady in Waiting knocking at the door to her bed chamber. “A messenger from Cumnor Place with urgent news” Elizabeth immediately knew  the subject of the news.  She knew … Continue reading

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Being Eliza Doolittle

Toritto, channeling Buddy Holly, soon to be Eliza Doolittle with a cup O’joe – 1959   Toritto graduated from Lafayette High School in Brooklyn in June 1959. Lafayette was one of the crown jewels of NYC public education at the … Continue reading

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The Suffocating Presence of Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Warren’s Op-Ed Elizabeth Warren: It’s time to work on America’s agenda“There have been terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Election Days for Democrats before — and Republicans have had a few of those, too. Such days are always followed … Continue reading

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It’s Carlo Buti’s Birthday!

Carlo Buti – 11/14/02 – 11/16/63 Several years ago I received an email from my brother-in-law, who is several years older than me. “Remember tomorrow is Carlo Buti’s birthday!  Proper celebrations should be made!” My reply was “How the hell do you know that?”.  … Continue reading

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Loser Dems – Republican Lite

A week has gone by since the Republican surge, sweeping the Dems out of the majority in the Senate and continuing their strangle hold on the House. Tsk tsk.  It’s what happens in a two party system when the country … Continue reading

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Metal Storm

Summer sun reflected off a wheel chair holding half the soldier he used to be in half the body he used to have the dent above his left ear now hidden in his hair. His mother buys a popsicle and … Continue reading

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