Monthly Archives: August 2008

Promise Realized

PROMISE REALIZED   Due in no small part to the actions of our government, the moral and ideological stock of the United States of America has fallen greatly in the eyes of the rest of the world. The slogans of … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | 19 Comments

Olympic Dreams

OLYMPIC DREAMS   I don’t know about you, but I’m glad the Olympics are getting ready for their grand finale. After the opening ceremonies, I’m not sure what spectacle the Chinese will create to outdo that at which we still … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts & Musings | 17 Comments


The days of summer are flying by with the speed of wind-driven clouds. My son and his wife are spending their last weekend here before they fly back to their lives in Paris. We’re grateful for the wonderful times we … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | 16 Comments

How the Government Works

I’ve been enjoying  our visit with my favorite poet and his wife tremendously. It’s wonderful to have a child of whom you are justly proud, and see him together with someone who adds such light to his eyes. We all … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | 12 Comments