By | 2018-09-26T06:02:25+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

In the same way people say they’ve lived through different presidents, music styles or technologies, I can say with honesty that I have now lived through more than a few periods of comedy. And just [...]

The Grape That Ate Connecticut

By | 2018-09-17T20:34:45+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Today I walked outside my home and looked around at the lovely blue sky, the sunshine, and felt the familiar, pleasant late summer dry air that greeted me. I marked it by saying aloud, “September [...]

The Age of Memory

By | 2018-09-17T20:33:32+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There was once, if museum directors and archeologists are to be trusted, an era known as the Stone Age. There have been other Ages, marked by mankind’s game-changing technical advancements, including the Bronze Age, the [...]

Compassion is the New Cynicism

By | 2018-09-03T02:34:59+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

With social media and the internet exposing every aspect of how life really is on this planet, and the actual condition of mankind, not the sugar-coated, segmented, isolated condition of some presumed “average”, our species [...]


By | 2018-08-27T06:51:02+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I came across an interesting collection from “George Washington’s 110 Rules”. They come from something called, The Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation, (As memorized by George Washington as a youth. [...]

Art & Virtue

By | 2018-08-20T20:28:51+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The great playwright August Wilson wrote, “it was the ability of the theater to communicate ideas and extol virtues that drew me to it.” I think a lot of people feel the same. Plays, movies [...]

A Good Ending

By | 2018-08-10T19:37:00+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.” –Steven Spielberg I love the above quote by [...]


By | 2018-08-06T06:03:12+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Like you, perhaps, I have a “thing” drawer in my bedroom dresser. This drawer is a catch all for possessions that I hardly ever use, or may have never used, but simply feel I have [...]

By | 2018-07-22T06:34:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

I’ve been listening to a very interesting podcast I stumbled across called Hardcore History, which I highly recommend. Historian Dan Carlin is its very competent and engaging host. I get two results from listening to [...]