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“Mayor Pete”

“Mayor Pete”

Yes, he is young but so was JFK... Yes, he is openly gay and is married to another man - so what...?

A Long Slow Silence…

A Long Slow Silence…

...spring is in the air and all about us the flowers are a blooming and the lawns need to be mowed...!

Anchors Aweigh Part 1

Anchors Aweigh  Part 1

War... what is it good for...? It was 1967; the war in Vietnam was getting hotter and I was just a "wet-behind-the-ears" 18 year old kid getting close to graduating from high school in Salt Lake City, Utah...

Anchors Aweigh – Part 2

Anchors Aweigh – Part 2

It had been some 18+ years since I had stepped aboard a ship as a crew member, so like Ishmael, of Moby Dick fame, I decided that I once again wanted to "... see the watery part of the world..."

As the World Turned in 1948…

As the World Turned in 1948…

Everyone's story has a beginning... My story begins in Vallejo, CA as the world turned in 1948, the year of my birth and the birth of Princess Elizabeth's son, Charles, too...

Authoritarianism vs. Empathy?

Authoritarianism vs. Empathy?

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Atticus Finch, 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Browser / Search Engine Bully…?

Browser / Search Engine Bully…?

Safari, FireFox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome - You can't view website pages without out one: an Internet browser. What about a "search engine"? Are they the same thing?

Duck and Cover!

Duck and Cover!

Thanks to the current White House occupant, the bomb-shelter business is booming... To quote a Chicago Tribune article: "We are back in the 1960s again"...