Reach and catch the moment

Reach and catch the moment

My husband, Peter, and I went to our first concert in the park last night.We brought our folding chairs and ate food from the food trucks. The weather...

June 20th, 2022 |  


How much liberty is too much?

How much liberty is too much?

I think most of us agree that our government should play a major role in protecting us. Certainly, government has a job to do in protecting us from ot...

June 18th, 2022 |  


Too Careful Maybe?

Too Careful Maybe?

I am pretty sure that I played baseball every day of my life growing up. Most kids back then did. If it was in the backyard or at Shafer Park, it was ...

June 17th, 2022 |  



Music services, streaming and buying

Music services, streaming and buying

There are a number of different styles of streaming services. Some, like Jango, are totally free with limited customization and feature “station...

June 16th, 2022 |  


A Marshall Plan For Ukraine

A Marshall Plan For Ukraine

Authoritarian regimes love to create and then exploit chaos because chaos is a means to intervention and control.History is replete with examples. It ...

June 16th, 2022 |  


White Dresses

White Dresses

I’ve been under some stress lately.I’ve written a novel, and now I have to wait to find someone who thinks it’s worth publishing. (I...

June 16th, 2022 |  


A sucker for a good boardwalk

A sucker for a good boardwalk

This past April, Lady Jane and I figured there really was no age limit on those who wish to participate in spring break, so off we went, bound for Oce...

June 10th, 2022 |  


Socking it to the mismatches

Socking it to the mismatches

Some of the mismatched socks must have been in that basket for 10 years.Week after week, my wife and I would look through the unmatched socks coming o...

June 9th, 2022 |  


Streaming without the usual devices

Streaming without the usual devices

Why, yes you can! But before I get to that, last week I promised to list some of my favorite streamable radio stations. They’re listed below alo...

June 8th, 2022 |  


Strategic ambiguity and Taiwan

Strategic ambiguity and Taiwan

In the arcane world of international relations, there are all kinds of obscure phrases, codes, euphemisms and dog whistles, each wrapped with their ow...

June 7th, 2022 |