Monthly Archives: September 2020

9-11 in Middletown

The town in New Jersey where I lived, where my girls went to high school and on to Rutgers and Monmouth University, where I buried a son in 1973, lost 37 people in the attack.  Just folks going to work who … Continue reading

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Running With Stars – From The Archives For My Birthday!

Today is my 78th birthday.  I never thought I would live this long, being a Type 1 diabetic virtually all of my life.  I  survived a burst appendix in 1965, a heart attack in 1995, a stroke in 2004 and … Continue reading

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Endings – Poem #21 – From the Archives

Of all the places I have been and all the paths that I have walked there are many I know I will never walk again. Such is the nature of things; the omnipotent film maker has made the cuts, certain … Continue reading

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The Bread and Roses Strike – from the Archives – Labor Day 2017

The Ring Leaders – Notice the hand cuffs So its the first decade of the 20th century and Lawrence, Massachusetts is a deeply troubled textile town.  By 1900, the mechanization and deskilling of labor in the textile industry enabled factory … Continue reading

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On Losers and Suckers – The Atlantic

“The president has repeatedly disparaged the intelligence of service members, and asked that wounded veterans be kept out of military parades, multiple sources tell The Atlantic. When President Donald Trump canceled a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in … Continue reading

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Ancient History

John Birch Well in two months we will hold our Presidential election to see who will lead this country for the next 4 years and whether or not we can rid ourselves of El Caudillo.   I firmly believe this election … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath – From the Archives 11/11/2016

Well it’s finally over.  He won.  Take a deep breath. Raw ego and proud illiteracy have won out and a man with a real character problem and an addiction to Twitter will be our President.   We are so exhausted from thinking about … Continue reading

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