Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Other Side of the Curtain

It’s funny how HIPPA goes out the window in rooms where windows don’t open.  In the bed next to mine was a gentleman who didn’t make a peep.  In fact, I forgot that he was there until the social worker came … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Rhythm

Composed by George Gershwin in 1930, with lyrics by older brother Ira, this classic was recorded by numerous artists but will always resonate for my generation as I Got Rhythm by The Happenings (from Paterson, NJ) recorded in 1967. Normally … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset …

As I walked up to the Beach this morning on PPB at 6AM, a handful of people were out already with front row seats to what one referred to as “The Greatest Show on Earth”.  Here are scenes from this … Continue reading

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Why We Love Baseball

It’s the human factors that are most appealing.  The backs stories which are never ending. There was one tonight in Philadelphia, where Chase Utley came back to his old ballpark. Notice the special touches.  Chase acknowledges the standing ovation by pointing … Continue reading

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Walk (Away) Like An Egyptian

All the old paintings on the tombs They do the sand dance don’t you know If they move too quick (oh whey oh) They’re falling down like a domino All the bazaar men by the Nile They got the money … Continue reading

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The Girl From Ipanema

Ah … what memories from the ’60s … The song resurrected for Gisele Bundchen’s catwalk to help open this year’s olympics in Rio.  The story behind the story is in today’s Wall Street Journal.

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Jewish Haikus

On Passover we Opened the door for Elijah. Now our dog is gone. Jewish Buddhism: If there is no self, Whose arthritis is this? Beyond Valium, Peace is knowing one’s child Is an internist. After the warm rain The sweet … Continue reading

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