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Pinata Mixer

Walking my dog in the park this weekend I noticed a sizable birthday party going on inside the covered area at the far end of the trees. 224 more words

Cultural Observations

The Demon in Democracy (Book Review)

A lot of people have been talking.  People with life experience.  People with years of study and teaching in the academy.  People who have lived in other countries, cultures, and political climates.  1,707 more words

Book Review

Lee Bong Ju Day 5K Race Report

Name of the race: Lee Bong Ju Day 5K

Where: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY

Date: Nov 4, 2017

Time: 9:00 am… 1,068 more words


Not so fast Bill Murray!

Enjoying a lunch with my best friend yesterday afternoon, I learned that none other than Bill Murray of SNL fame, stated in a recent interview that all he wanted to do now was, “move to McMinnville, Oregon and live out his life.” 597 more words

Cultural Observations

Never Say Never

I remember now the moment I fell in love with you.

It was faster than I anticipated,

occurring through my fear and pain.

I had a panic attack, and you, 192 more words


Married to a New Master

I hate movies where a romantic commitment is violated.

For example, The Wedding Planner. It stars Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Lopez in your typical romcom. 447 more words


On suicide

When I was a child, my mother used to allow me to wander the library unattended. She is a genealogist, and for the most part, the library is where there were computers or other machines that connected to archives. 1,452 more words