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Hurricane Ian Comes Ashore in S. W. Florida

. . . . . . . . . . . . ,   Toritto and family dodged a bullet as Hurricane Ian came ashore as a strong Cat 4 storm some 100 miles south of his home.  Pam and … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ian!

Well, we here in Tampa Bay are getting ready for Hurricane Ian approaching Wednesday. See you after its all over! .

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The Vineyard and Immokolee

You all remember when our illustrious Governor Ronnie airlifted a couple of plane loads of immigrant Venezuelans to Marthas Vineyard.  It was a stunt of course meant to bring attention to himself in the white nationalist/neo-fascist base of the GOP.  … Continue reading

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Jim Crow and the Nuremburg Laws

S, Photo of the porthole of the M.S. St. Louis as it docked in Antwerp.  It carried 900 Jews refused entry into Cuba, the United States and Canada. There is a new documentary premiering tonight on the Public Broadcasting System … Continue reading

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On Martha’s Vinyard

I am sure you have all heard that our “conservative” (read neo-fascist) Governor here in Florida packed off approximately 50 Venezuelan immigrants to the Vineyard via air.  They boarded the plane after being told they were flying to Boston where … Continue reading

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Refuge in Art

“Kiss Of Life” 44″ x 28″ Soft Pastel Chalk, Magic Marker and Colored Pencil While Rob is in hospital in Orlando receiving chemo and physical therapy, Pam has returned with me to Tampa Bay, taking refuge in work and her … Continue reading

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On the Coming of Sorrow

August 30 was a Tuesday and it was the last time I put up a post.  It was about the approach to my eightieth birthday, the vast and eternal universe and how nothing lasts forever. Not good times.  Not hard … Continue reading

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On Turning Eighty

Well I’m sure most of you intelligent renaissance men have women have seen a number of the incredible images taken by the Webb telescope of places we have never seen.  The images are of stars and galaxies some thirteen billion … Continue reading

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Does Labor Day Honor Labor Anymore? – from the Archive

March 6, 1930 – thousands demonstrate for unemployment insurance in Union Square and nationwide – led by the communists.  Did you think government just gave it to you? Wake up and smell the coffee. It’s Labor Day! End of Summer, … Continue reading

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Yes Becky! The Rich Really Are Different!

So young guy working at the office on Wall Street is genuinely attracted to young woman who sits in a cubicle down the aisle from his own.   He would love to ask her out but with the world the way … Continue reading

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