Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas at Kagnew Station

I spent the Christmas of 1964 and ‘65 at Kagnew Station. Where you ask is Kagnew Station? Kagnew was the 4th U.S. Army Security Agency Field Station in Asmara, Eritrea. Yes. We had and still have troops just about everywhere. … Continue reading

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Maoz Tzur

for Hannukah . ——————————————-

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Personent Hodie – 14th Century

 Personent hodie voces puerulae, laudantes iucunde qui nobis est natus, summo Deo datus, et de virgineo ventre procreatus. . In mundo nascitur. pannis involvitur praesepi ponitur stabulo brutorum, rector supernorum. perdidit spolia princeps infernorum. . Magi tres venerunt. parvulum inquirunt, … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Tragedy – 1975

I can still feel the moment. Christmas Eve 1975. The day our carefree life ended and a decade of heartache began. We married in 1963 and our 12th anniversary was coming up in 4 days. We had no children the first ten … Continue reading

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Details From the Torture Report – Shame on Us.

From the Huffington Post and the Senate Intelligence Committee Report: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/09/senate-torture-report-details_n_6295396.html “On Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the long-awaited summary of its torture report, revealing horrific details about the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program. Many of the details … Continue reading

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Pizza Man

Our pizza man is a super hero able to leap four addresses in twenty minutes delivering manna, loaves and fishes to the multitude Pizza man sped to his next stop like Santa Clause on Christmas Eve three large pies, one … Continue reading

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The All-American Family

I am of Italian-American extraction; I had four grand-parents, all born in Italy and therefore by “blood” I am as Italian as anyone walking around Italy today. I married a girl with the same background; our children are therefore “Italian … Continue reading

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Time is Money

If time was money millions would die so that the few could live forever. They will pay you just minutes and charge you in hours raising prices till you run out of time. The rich will own the centuries cleaning … Continue reading

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Our Fabulous Christmas Wedding!

An annual December repost  St. Bernadette’s R. C. Church, Brooklyn ….so I had just turned 21 and in basic training at Ft. Dix N. J. and she was 18, fresh out of high school the previous June  (I took her to her … Continue reading

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Bravo! New York Daily News!

. —————————————————- Sorry but this couldn’t wait until tomorrow  

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