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13 10, 2019

LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE

By |2019-10-13T17:11:29+00:00October 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rPKeUXjEvE&feature=youtu.be Way back in 2011, I had my very first viral video, Shakespeare in Celebrity Voices I watched breathless, as in a few days it surpassed half a million views, changing my life forever. It [...]

3 10, 2019

THE INTERSECTION OF ACCIDENTS

By |2019-10-03T22:58:29+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

There exists in Paris a peculiar intersection that has come to be known as “The Intersection of Arguments.” In a city of narrow streets, this crossing in the 4th Arrondissement, a tony part of Paris [...]

15 09, 2019

SIXTY GREASE OF SEPARATION

By |2019-09-15T18:59:36+00:00September 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I have some thoughts about turning 60 today. You can possibly guess what they are. Obvious fact #1: The age one looks is different from the way one feels. Obvious fact #2: As longevity increases [...]

19 08, 2019

Who Will Defend The Mosquito?

By |2019-08-19T22:08:51+00:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I was thinking last night about mosquitos. I was thinking about what I recently heard an intelligent fellow on a podcast opine, that if in some future time when it becomes possible for humans to [...]

19 08, 2019

The Lie of Growing Old

By |2019-08-19T22:06:54+00:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The worst part about getting older isn’t how you feel yourself about to wind up on the shelf, but how one loses sight of what is true. You buy the lie That you are old, [...]

30 06, 2019

Marijuana Memories

By |2019-06-30T23:54:42+00:00June 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I started using marijuana in high school because I was nervous about sex.At 17, I still had not successfully had sexual relations with a girl, and the social and hormonal pressures were intense. The 70’s [...]

15 06, 2019

PARIS, Part 2: Top of the Arc

By |2019-06-15T22:58:30+00:00June 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

6/11/19 The line into the Louvre was a bit daunting.  This wasn’t the tourist season, so I was surprised to see thousands of people in line to buy tickets and enter this famous museum. You [...]

15 06, 2019

PARIS

By |2019-06-15T22:54:23+00:00June 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I’ve visited Paris on three occasions. I first visited Paris with my mother in the spring of 1983.  She met me in Madrid after I had been living in Spain for some time as an [...]