Time Magazine's Elbow Says A Lot

Time Magazine has made its choice for Person of The Year 2017, and it turns out to be Persons of the Year, not the first time its happened. The magazine has a lists of unique recipients for it’s yearly distinction. From the notoriously bad Stalin, Hitler and Khomeini to the piously good Ghandi, Pope Paul... Read more »

Maybe See TV

This is my annual list of TV shows that’s bound to get you scratching your head, wondering why I don’t stick to my usual political harangue. Although my track record has been less than stellar in the past, (remember Downward Dog), never fear no one else does either, I press on. With all the mayhem,... Read more »

You can't cover-up history

After the tumultuous and sad events these last couple of weeks in Charlottesville, Virginia, precipitated by disagreements over removing statues of the Civil War dead,the powers that be in that town think they have found the solution to the anguish and social unrest. The city council in it’s infinite wisdom has decided to cover the... Read more »

The Language Of Lunacy, A Real Dump

Did you ever hear “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Yeah, we all grew up hearing it, but guess what it’s not true, words can hurt, when hurled by the person who knows your vulnerable spots. And I say we all have them. I had never heard such... Read more »

Heroes Wanted: Job Description Love Your Country

Updated 07-28-17 It should not have to be that hard to do the right thing Senator McCain, it should be so easy,¬† to be a real hero for your country. A post on Facebook,the place I get all my deep and penetrating observations, did not ask a question, but instead made a statement. Simply, “I’m... Read more »

My Friend voted for the other side : an update

It was just a few weeks after the most historical Presidential election in many lifetimes, that I spoke with one of my best¬† friends about what happened. It was during that casual of conversations like so many we have had down through the years, that he told me he had indeed voted for the opposite... Read more »

I was a customer service supervisor, or was I?

A different take on a game recently played on Facebook was ask your friends out of a list of 10 jobs, which one did you Not have. After my rather long and diverse employment history this version of The List Of 10 Game, was most compelling to me, although I never officially played it online,... Read more »

Public Service Announcement, keep your phone charged

This is the second time in so many months I’ve read something that left me aghast. Yes me, Ms.Have Seen And Heard It All. The article published under PERSPECTIVE in the Sunday edition of the local newspaper was titled “A stranger at the door”. The writer told of an incident that occurred in her well-appointed,... Read more »

My Friend voted for the other side, now what?

“No, I never lost any friends during the election, we were all on the same page.” That was a portion of my response to an online question posted after the election, “Did You Lose Friends Because of This Election?” There were lot’s of such soul searching, “what just happened” moments all over social media after... Read more »

Alternative facts are just down right lies

I remember the side eye meme inducing snickers that followed when a certain actress announced her separation from her husband. Conscious Uncoupling, was the term she used, so clear, so concise so full of goobly gonk yet very reminiscent of that lifestyle guru. Make it fancy, make it smart, but as another cultural icon has... Read more »