Category Archives: Politics

Ken Burns Looks at America

Fall has arrived. Another school year has begun. The leaves are changing color. And PBS has shown another Ken Burns documentary to entertain and enlighten their audience. Ken Burns’ Mother died when he was 11. Later, a psychologist told him: … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of Times

Good-bye Charles Dickens wrote “A Tale of Two Cities” in 1859. His book began with these famous words: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” As I thought back on the events of 2016, I … Continue reading

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THE NAME GAME

Can you name this man? This game is quick, simple, and enjoyable. If given a few clues, can you guess the names of two famous people? Remember: the LAST name of one famous person will always be the FIRST name … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

Four months ago, when I began this blog, I intended it to be “interesting, fun, and perhaps, a little intriguing.” But lately my wife and I are having increasing difficulty keeping a world event from overwhelming us. The war in … Continue reading

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PHILADELPHIA POLITICS

As a child, my favorite family outing was going to a baseball game.  When I was very young, we had a choice of teams to see:  the Philadelphia Athletics or the Philadelphia Phillies.  Unfortunately, after the 1954 season (and a … Continue reading

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