Archive for February 2020

I am Woman/Hear Me Roar/ A Victory for our Mothers/Wives/ Daughters/ A Wake up call for the Harvey Weinstein"s and Beyond

I am Woman/Hear Me Roar/ A Victory for our Mothers/Wives/ Daughters/ A Wake up call for the Harvey Weinstein"s and Beyond
I imagine doing almost anything while angry is not a very smart decision. Most things that are done in anger, of course, leave an impression sometimes that really doesn’t define who we really are, especially when it’s something written down and leaves a lasting footprint that cannot be erased. That’s the dilemma I find myself... Read more »

The Traumatizing of Chicago's Children/ The Effects/ Another Violent Weekend in Chicago/ More Talk! More Blame! /Or Fictitious Benevolence?/ Will it be an Awakening?

The Traumatizing of Chicago's Children/ The Effects/ Another Violent Weekend in Chicago/ More Talk! More Blame! /Or Fictitious Benevolence?/ Will it be an Awakening?
Sunday morning Chicago area residents who read newspapers and watch the news on television most likely were shocked to see the headlines. Ten kids among 20 wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday evening. Certainly, 20 wounded in 18 hours on a weekend in Chicago sad to say, would in itself not be a startling revelation.... Read more »

Here Scape Goat/Here Scape Goat/ When the buck stops at you/There are no mirrors when in search of questions you have no answer to/Let the Spin begin.

Here Scape Goat/Here Scape Goat/ When the buck stops at you/There are no mirrors when in search of questions you have no answer to/Let the Spin begin.
It was just a matter of time before Mayor Lightfoot like it or not commented on the explosion of crime in Chicago in the last 42 days. 54 murders and over 235 people shot including several high profile incidents that even the most adept politician could not spin away from. The Mayor, of course, made... Read more »
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Most Days are bad for Cops/ It's the Nature of the Job/Our Time together Begins when your Day Goes off the rails./Academy Award elites want to play us but not know us.

Did you ever wonder what it might be like to constantly meet people on what could possibly be the worst day of their lives? Human nature dictates that at some point during our daily lives, laughter and feel-good vibes are part of being alive. A stressful job, after all, has breaks from the grind, either... Read more »

Criminals and Second and Third Chances/ Victims Zero Chances/When Justice Becomes Just-Us Criminals

Criminals and Second and Third Chances/ Victims Zero Chances/When Justice Becomes Just-Us Criminals
A society that embraces second chances for the most part is considered a noble society. On the other hand, how many chances or at what point does a second or third chance become a dangerous, fragile bargain, that needs to be rescinded. Sometimes giving someone even a second chance is like giving them a second... Read more »

The Late Innings/Gregg Maddux/Seneca/Robert Browning/Dr. Seuss sums up the "GOLDEN YEARS"

A few years back I wrote this on aging.  I since have added Dr. Seuss and a few more insights on aging to the mix. If you are curious and so far you seem to be, you may be thinking what the hell does Gregg Maddux, Seneca, Robert Browning, and Dr. Seuss have to do... Read more »
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Tomorrow/ A Day we will all share/ No human will ever duplicate it Again/Backwards and Forwards/A bit of History from a NON History Major

Certainly, tomorrow’s date will long be remembered by the fans of either the San Franciso Forty-Niners or the Kansas City Chiefs, as they face off in Super Bowl LIV (54 -no insult). But the real memory should be the focus of the actual date. Never again will humans experience 02/02/2020, go-ahead indulge in a Palindrome,... Read more »