Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Circular Rainbow

Have you ever seen a circular rainbow? Here is one, spotted from Point Pleasant Beach. A circular halo apparently caused a social media frenzy in Mexico a few months ago, but the one on PPB came and went with relatively … Continue reading

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At the Shore Once More

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Not-For-Prophet Ventures

A masterful book by UCSD sociologist Andrew Scull whose cover, in many ways, reminds me of a thumbprint.  Chapter Two, Madness in the Ancient World, begins with Madness and the Israelites.  I’m not sure how accurate this is, but Scull … Continue reading

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The Geriatric Nightmare

There is an elder care nightmare in this country, one that has only recently been addressed with any sense of urgency.  And only when one has lived through the nightmare, as I am doing now, can it be appreciated to … Continue reading

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