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COMMON SENSE - MY OLD MAN LIVED BY IT!

My dad was a firefighter.  He was passionate about his job which he considered a CAREER.  A CAREER of service to his fellow man for not only battling the inferno that most would run from but also for his community spirit.  Firemen are known for helping out with food and blood drives, teaching fire safety... Read more »

And Then There Was George Floyd

I flipped on the radio and caught an interview in progress featuring a college student-athlete whose workout included jogging.  The man noted that he was 19, rather tall at six feet four inches with long arms, and in a self-deprecating way stated that to some he might appear intimidating.  His diction was perfect and there... Read more »

WHEN YOU RUN INTO THE PEOPLE IN BLUE

What do you do when you run into the people in BLUE?   If you’re WHITE, you relax and seek a PASS with a smile and a FLASH   Of pearly whites or maybe a curvaceous décolletage if you’re so endowed.   But what do you do if the melatonin in your skin is more... Read more »
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The Story Behind The Wichita Lineman

Glen Campbell was an outstanding musician respected for his proficiency as a first-class guitarist and member of the WRECKING CREW(WC).  If you’re not familiar with the WC, you are probably familiar with the music they made. The WC was made up of some of America’s greatest studio musicians who helped craft great tunes produced during... Read more »

Why Rolf in The Sound of Music Made Such An Impression

The character Rolf Gruber played by Daniel Truhitte left a lasting impression on me the first time (1965) and last time/recently on AMC when I viewed The Sound of Music.  As a kid I truly enjoyed the musical talent of  Julie Andrews a.k.a. Maria and the amazing acting of Christopher Plummer who portrayed Captain Von... Read more »

MOTHER EARTH'S NEED TO BREATHE

As earth disintegrated, a PANDEMIC rain fell upon us from the tears of Mother Nature.  She got tired of the dirty air and wanted a fresh breath of life. It was almost as if the world was being taken to school by the mother of all mothers – Mother Earth.  Mother Earth was trying to... Read more »
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ZOOM - IS IT A VERB OR A NOUN OR BOTH?

I’ll bet the next edition of Webster’s Dictionary will have “zoom” as both a verb and a noun. I have had numerous meetings lately using this app.  One of those sessions included 42 people throughout the U.S. in the East, the Midwest, and the West Coast.  The other meeting wasn’t as full, just 10 of... Read more »

Does Anybody Know What Day It Is?

As we go into week six of the lockdown, thanks to coronavirus, I’m so pleased to hear that scientists may be considering DOGS to prove once again why they are man’s best friend. DOGS unite people, no matter their political bent at the greatest revolution of all time…the Local Dog Park.  Nobody talks politics at... Read more »

With 113K COVID-19 Cases & over 2K Deaths - We Need Good News

Sometimes a disaster or an enemy unites people often divided and at odds with one another over ideology, politics and social standing. The threat can be from an adversary that desires to enslave or as we’ve seen a mysterious biological infectious disease that ravages a county, a continent, a world.  In either case, survival from... Read more »
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When You Break Ground But Are Vilified Instead of Praised

Not long ago I heard a radio interview featuring the Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. talk about COVID-19 and how his country was way ahead of everyone in the world in their containment of the virus. I was initially impressed until the matter of how the doctor, Li Wenliang, was treated by his own countrymen... Read more »