Monthly Archives: May 2015

Angry Skies

Nothing like this past week’s torrential flooding in Texas, for which my heart goes out to friends and colleagues, but looks like the angry skies have made their way East for the next few days.  A few shots of the … Continue reading

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On Writing

Earlier this month I blogged about a new book from Oliver Sacks, coupled with personal news that in some ways must have been difficult for him to share, yet cathartic at the same time.  Recently, in an intimate setting, Dr. Sacks delivered … Continue reading

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My Birthday Present

My birthday present this year was being able to leave the office early to see granddaughter Kayla help lead her basketball team to victory, then trek out to Queens to bring a little cheer to her great grandfather. Dad’s mind … Continue reading

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Telefunken

Here it is, the Telefunken radio, circa 1952, which reminds me to thank you all for the many Happy Birthday wishes I received today.  I so pleasurably recall this marvel as a little boy lying on the living room floor … Continue reading

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The Anomalies of Correspondence

An anomaly is something unexpected, and writing – in order to be interesting – invariably contains elements of the unexpected.  We speak of composing letters, and of composition as the art of writing, but if you refer to someone as … Continue reading

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Starting To Keep An Eye On Ian Happ

Thanks to Aunt Pam, I’m starting to keep an eye on Ian Happ.  I like what I see on film. Watch carefully and you’ll notice that just before he goes into his stride at the plate, Ian extends his front … Continue reading

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Hey Isn’t For Horses?

Blame or give credit, depending on how you look at it, to Jerry Seinfeld for this generation of straight hey students.  That’s right, Seinfeld is the origin of the current “hey” colloquialism becoming part of the vernacular. It started in … Continue reading

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