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Manny's Deli - A Chicago Icon continues to struggle amidst Covid 19

Manny's Deli - A Chicago Icon continues to struggle amidst Covid 19
The main things I have written about lately are only related to Covid and politics. This has me on total overload as we find ourselves in month seven of the pandemic. For a good change of pace, I recently I had an opportunity to talk with Danny Raskin, owner of Manny’s Deli about the issues that... Read more »

To The President: Enough is enough is enough

In the past two days my emotions have run the gamut. I’ve tried hard to keep them in check; to not allow myself to get worked up. But after the President’s behavior in the last few days, I have had enough. And enough is enough. Here are a few words that I feel best describe... Read more »

Dear Mask resisters: Put on the damned mask and shut the hell up

Dear Mask resisters: Put on the damned mask and shut the hell up
Dear people that feel it’s their constitutional right to not wear a mask: I AM OVER YOU. I AM OVER YOU AND YOUR ABSOLUTE LACK OF ANY LOGIC OR REASON FOR NOT WEARING A MASK. As the United (are we?) States continues to set daily records of new coronavirus cases and the death toll rises,... Read more »
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Netflix Documentary Anne Frank: Parallel Stories, why it's a must see in today's world of racism

Netflix Documentary Anne Frank: Parallel Stories, why it's a must see in today's world of racism
78 years ago today, on July 6, 1942 a young girl of 13 Anne Frank, along with her sister, parents and 4 others went into hiding. They were Jews during WW2 and desperate to avoid certain death from the Nazi’s. In what was called The Annex which is located on The Prinsengrach in Amsterdam, Holland,... Read more »

Dear Illinois: With Phase 4 coming, please don't be like Florida

Dear Illinois: With Phase 4 coming, please don't be like Florida
Although there are states other than Florida that are on the rise with Covid-19 cases, I have been residing here for the past 10 weeks. I’ve seen first hand why the cases have risen to record breaking levels. I am returning to Illinois this week and praying that the phase 4 reopening does not lead... Read more »

The actual phases of Covid-19: Realistically speaking of course

So, it’s been approximately 12 weeks since our worlds turned upside down. This crazy Covid-19 virus that came from China that would only infect about 15 people then magically disappear has now infected over 2 million in the US alone. And cases are spiking again after our “phased reopening plans” have started to be put... Read more »
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Covid-19 v The Spanish Flu: Why we need to pay close attention to the similarities

Covid-19 v The Spanish Flu: Why we need to pay close attention to the similarities
As demonstrations and protests have run rampant across the country, many seem to have forgotten that the Covid-19 pandemic is still very much a part of everyday life. As hundreds/thousands of people have gathered in large groups to rightfully protest the brutal death of George Floyd, our attention has turned away. This is ok. We... Read more »

One cop, one murder and all that it has led to: The George Floyd tragedy and the aftermath

One cop, one murder and all that it has led to: The George Floyd tragedy and the aftermath
One cop. One senseless, shameful murder of a man named George Floyd. Has triggered: Thousands of protests. Fires. Destruction. Looting. Injuries. More deaths. More hatred. More sadness. More helplessness. More divisiveness. More racism. All this amidst a global pandemic which has triggered: Thousands of deaths. Overloaded hospitals. Families torn apart. An economic depression. Millions unemployed.... Read more »

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story
Yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend. We had been discussing the fact that we are scared the virus situation as it is is never going to change, never going to get better. Then she sent me this picture she had just received from someone. Lake Geneva, WI. a new breeding ground for... Read more »
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Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either

Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either
To the General Public of The United States of America, Coronavirus has equaled 9 weeks of quarantine. 9 weeks of frustration, misinformation, shutdowns, too early reopenings, terror to pee in a public bathroom, scared to death to walk into a grocery store, leary to touch a bag of carry out food and on and on.... Read more »