Archive for August 2014

To everyone with whom I've had a disagreement. In other words, To everyone

To ask me to write a letter to someone with whom I’ve had a disagreement is like asking me to pick my favorite grain of sand on Oak Street Beach.  The choices are endless. At the ripe old age of sixty-something, I’ve come to terms with the fact that I’m a cantankerous old coot. That... Read more »

Breaking the rules is a matter of perception

When I see a stop sign, I take it under advisement.  My New York friend, Sharon calls me a rule-breaker and insists that she never even drives over the speed limit. When pressed, she will admit that she drives 7 miles per hour over the speed limit because, “it’s allowable”.  Apparently, it’s all a matter... Read more »

The President wasn't wearing a tie

I was watching FOX News last night-I know, right?-and a round table of anchors/pundits/bobbleheads was discussing President Obama’s reaction to the barbaric beheading of journalist, James Foley. Let’s face it.  All those Islamist animals, ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, Taliban…whatever they call themselves.  They have no regard for human life, much less human rights or dignity.  They... Read more »