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After 62 Years, is "My Fair Lady" is Still Loverly?

When the orchestra began the Overture, I felt the tears in my eyes. After 62 years, I was sitting on Broadway (The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center, fifth-row center) watching a gorgeous production of My Fair Lady. “So what?” most of you will say. Isn’t that some old musical about some old guy who... Read more »

Another Full and Complete Investigation. Are These the 5 Rules?

Happy days, it’s time for another investigation! In case you haven’t been following the news, Jamal Khashoggi, a correspondent for the Washington Post and critic of the Saudi Arabian Royal Family disappeared on October 2nd after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. It is widely believed he was murdered by a Saudi hit squad,... Read more »

Democrats Seek Hoaxer for Nation-Wide Opportunity

It was all a Democrat inspired hoax! At least that is what President Trump now has to say about Christine Blasey Ford and her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Wondering how those sly Democrats (almost)  pulled it off I decided to do some research.  I hit paydirt when I found the following want ad in the July... Read more »

A Friend Needs a Kidney Transplant. Four Things You Can Do.

I use this blog to communicate my thoughts, ideas, and sometimes to have a little fun. Once a year I ask for something from each of you when I raise funds for prostate cancer awareness. That can be a gift of life; many of you have graciously donated to that cause. But today I am... Read more »

Dogs are Dumb? Who Says?

Hey Milo!  We have to talk. See, I saw this article in my newsfeed. It says that dogs like you just aren’t that bright. Not that you are downright stupid or anything, but in the world of the animal kingdom dogs might not be the most outstanding intellectual species out there. Two scientists –a sociologist... Read more »

10 Words For Now. Can You Add More?

Mr. McGuire: I just want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics. Benjamin: Exactly how do you mean? Mr. McGuire: There’s a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you think about it? Last week I posted... Read more »

Mrs. Robinson, Are You Trying to Seduce Me? The Soundtrack from The Graduate Makes My All-Time Album List.

It has been a while, but it’s time to add to my compilation of all-time favorite albums. My earlier list included one soundtrack LP from the ’60’s, The Beatles’  A Hard Day’s Night. Today I’m adding another. In 1968 I was too young to see Mike Nichols’ classic film The Graduate but old enough to catch the buzz about it. ... Read more »

Are 400,000 Men Enough to Prove a PSA Point?

I BELIEVE that men between the age of 55 and 80 benefit from an annual blood test for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) to evaluate for the possibility that they have prostate cancer. I BELIEVE that the mixed messages for and against PSA screening from various panels, experts, and government agencies have resulted in confusion, lower... Read more »

Woodman's Market. This Wisconsin Invader is Worth a Visit.

The woman in the motorized shopping cart was relentless, pressing the ever-so-patient shift manager with query after query in a non-stop cascade. I stood patiently behind her, hoping to ask just one question. “Do you have Blue Bunny Ice Cream.” “Yes, we do.” “Where is it?” “It’s in the freezer with all the other ice... Read more »

Qantas and the Doctor. Was a Qantas Employee Sexist?

Every day at 3 pm the UPS delivery driver rings the doorbell of the lab. Since my office is closest to the front door and most of our staff is long gone by 3, I am usually the person to let him in. We chat about the weather, how busy a day it has been for... Read more »