Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Actor – Winner – Short Story Contest

https://steviet3.wordpress.com/2019/08/31/share-your-short-story-winners-for-august-2019/ . Richard’s phone rang, disturbing the tranquility of a quiet Saturday afternoon in small town California. Rarely did his phone ring since he returned to his home town. He had been gone for three years studying law at faraway … Continue reading

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Hurricane Dorian

Well its hurricane season here in Florida and unless you are living in a thermos bottle you know that Hurricane Dorian has taken a direct bead on our Eastern coast,  Currently it is expected to come ashore somewhere between West … Continue reading

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Triangle Shirtwaist – For Labor Day

I was able to recover this post from yesterday’s problems. What is a shirtwaist? You have known all your life.  It is the “I Love Lucy” dress, worn during the 1950s on TV.  It can be seen in any “Mad … Continue reading

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Old Woman

A wise old man closer to the exit door may see the image in his mind carved in stone, when all was perfect or perhaps not at all, for the highs and lows of life come slowly and for us … Continue reading

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On Immigration – The Statue – Part II

And so Emma Lazarus poem was auctioned off and disappeared into a New York mansion. There was still not enough money to build a pedestal for the statue on Bedloe’s Island; private donations from the well to do were insufficient … Continue reading

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On Immigration – The Statue – Part 1

  And so the Civil War was over; “these United States” became “the United States. ” Emancipation brought the abolition of slavery to the country as former slaves became citizens along the right to vote and equality before the law. … Continue reading

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The Insulin Racket – Toritto’s Foresight

More than four years ago I put up a post entitled “The Insulin Racket’ outlining how the insulin I had been taking for my type 1 diabetes was driven off of the market and replaced with patented “human” insulin and … Continue reading

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