Monthly Archives: April 2021

On “Packing the Court”

Back in last October, just a month before the election the Covid virus  was raging and   Congress  was unable to agree on a relief package for the millions of unemployed, those soon to be evicted from their homes, the airline … Continue reading

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American Dreams

How hard to be poor and a stranger in the promised land where poverty humiliates those who pride themselves on being able to cope. “Don’t you “little girl” me! I’ve been carrying this family on my back for a whole … Continue reading

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On Meeting Hector – Breaker of Horses – From the Archives – 2016

I was a nerd as a child.  A reader and a bit of a loner, I spent time in a small public library on Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn, walking there or riding my bike the half mile or so … Continue reading

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Cats

“Cats” by Pam T. in chalk and magic marker 🙂

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A Day at the Races – A Repost

Originally posted a decade ago on a curated site, now long gone The young Emperor of the East at Constantinople was preparing to flee the city, effectively abdicating his throne. The mobs had been outside the palace complex for five … Continue reading

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Needles

* Those of you who have spent time in Rome or in many other cities in the world have seen them. Needles. Egyptian obelisks.  Those four sided monuments topped by a pyramid shaped point.  The Washington Monument is an American … Continue reading

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Toritto and Religion

Regina Pacis in Brooklyn where I was an altar boy Which group in America do you think is the most marginalized and under represented?  Blacks? Asians, Muslims, native Americans, LGBTQ, trans-gender? Nope. There is not one “out” member of Congress … Continue reading

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What da Florida?

Florida has always been the center of the weird and crazies.  Some of the goings on here make folk from other states  gasp in diisbelief. Not Floridians.  We don’t bat an eye.  There is a section of the morning news … Continue reading

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Thanks to Pete!

Any of us who hate the Block Editor can thank Pete for providing instructions to slip around it and get back to the Classic Editor we all know and love.  Simple enough even an old man can follow! Let’s see … Continue reading

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Georgia Has Some Great Ideas!

Georgia’s voting ideas should be applied to guns! You can only purchase one gun every two years! A gun can only be purchased on a Tuesday in November! There will be only one gun store in each county! You will … Continue reading

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