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Remembering JFK

A comment to my last post about the Kennedy commencement speech got me to reminiscing about JFK. This morning I listened to the speech he gave at San Diego State. 819 more words


Another Long Island Staycation: Oheka Castle

My friends and family will tell you that I am an avid Groupon user. Groupon opens up a world of opportunities, restaurants, products and adventures at a significantly discounted price; many of which, in the course of my normal life, I would never take advantage of. 558 more words

Baby Boomers

Cold War II

Lost in all of the U.S. presidential campaign news, one may be forgiven for missing the increasingly worrisome activity in northern Europe where the Russian bear is flexing his muscles.   1,784 more words

Great teleprompter failures in political history


Brian Williams and Republican strategist Steve Schmidt share stories of important political speeches that skirted the brink of disaster when the teleprompter failed. Duration: 1:20


U.S. Politics

Toys I still do or wish I had: Times Past

© irene waters 2016

© irene waters 2016

© irene waters 2016

Last months responses were wonderful and although contributions were small the comments on all the posts were wonderful and well worth reading. 731 more words

Irene Waters

Funerary Sayings.

For what it’s worth.

The jug with the falcon (of Horus) reads:

For my strong staff, the god Osiris, my spirit adores him.

The one with the baboon reads: 103 more words

Thoughts And Poems

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Financial Healing

Clients and other readers of our commentaries know that we have been long term subscribers to Nick Murray’s resources.  I met Mr. Murray in the early 1990, not long after he wrote his first book for advisors, Serious Money.   2,089 more words

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