Monthly Archives: May 2019

On Birthright Citizenship

We alll understand birth right citizenship don’t we?  If you are born in the United States you are an American citizen, no matter what the citizenship of your parents or whether or not they are married to each other. If … Continue reading

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On Flying

Have you taken a flight recently? Hehe. Did you bitch about it? Crammed in like a sardine with surly passengers, an indifferent if not nasty crew serving a bag of chips and coffee, with charges for everything from your bag … Continue reading

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The Hand Maiden’s Tale

k Well ladies, the time for you to do battle has come. Assuming of course you still would like to have a choice; it don’t affect me none.  I’m male.  If you don’t have a choice as to whether or … Continue reading

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The Last Empresss Dowager – A Re-Post

It is the year 1861 in the Western calendar while in China the Xianfeng Emperor lay dying.   He was the ninth Emperor of the Manchu Qing Dynasty and he was but thirty years old.  Each Emperor, upon ascending to the throne … Continue reading

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On Tariffs and Washing Machines

So this week the trade war with China went on as no “deal” could be reached, the Chinese delegation went home and our America First President raised tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports by 25%. At his most … Continue reading

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Distractions on the Left

A demonstration like they used to be  – this one, led by Communists for unemployment insurance in Union Square, New York.  Did you think the government just gave it to you?  Wake up and smell the coffee This is an … Continue reading

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The Latte

So  it has come to this: Daenerys Stormborn, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons, drinks lattes. While Game of … Continue reading

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Discovering Kites

One of the joys of childhood Flying a kite for the first time on a breezy day Kites are fun!! .

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Toritto’s Bucket List -The Ptramids

Toritto’s Bucket List – The Pyramids Toritto in Giza – January 1995  So its 1995 and I’m on assignment in Cairo for the Great American Travel Company – for the second time in 4 months. Last time I was here I made the … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo and My Resurrection From Blindness

An repost, written in 2011  on the 8th anniversary of my return from blindness – May 5 This morning I had my yogurt and coffee in the lanai on a nice, rainy day watching sand hill cranes for the first … Continue reading

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