#METOO,3,4, Oops

I am a proud member of the Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem fan club and my feminist “creds” stack up high against any of today’s raging “fems.”  I have quietly endured the silence of the pre “#metoo”movement when it was just as accepted for men to demean women in all sorts of subtle and not so […]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR – OR SOMEWHERE

There’s not much one can count on these days –but February is still loyal, and comes around every year touting “love” — whatever that is – or is about to be. I have this very scary cartoon patched to my kitchen wall; It pictures a human woman with her arms around a shrimp about her […]

BYE BYE ‘18

December 27, 2018 Seems like only yesterday that ’17 was gone Now ‘18 too’s behind us like a marathon All in all – not so good Can’t wait for Version Hollywood Crazy folks with guns ran wild 307 mass murders filed Parkland survivors crammed the media Some famous enough for Wikipedia Politics up front till […]

A VERY SPECIAL GIFT

It took me 70 years of Sundays – that’s 3,640 Sundays — to appreciate one of the greatest gifts I ever received. I finally remembered that it was Mr. Steinberg, my High School English teacher, whose only text book that senior year, was the Sunday New York Times — Mr. Steinberg, who gave me 3,640 […]

TORN APART

Within the last several   days,  I’ve started this column a half dozen times. But with events moving faster than it takes a palmetto bug to scurry under the furniture in Florida, I’ve had to change its course that many times.  I think I have alighted on its final theme:  Senator Flake’s small “stitch” in the […]