Reducing Police Presence

Believe it or not… .::I’m actually IN FAVOR OF reducing funding for police departments around the country while significantly putting “more emphasis” (time, energy, resources & $$$) into social services programs to stem the rise of drug addiction, mental illness, etc. and provide quality, effective treatment. This proposal is already being considered in many cities…

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It’s ALL About Helping!!!

Is there a better feeling in the whole world than accomplishing something really great??? Something so incredibly meaningful & wonderful??? Something for which you’ve worked your butt off, tried so damned hard & sacrificed so much??? Truthfully, is there any better feeling anywhere??? * * * * * * Hmmmm… 🤔 * * * *…

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Skiing

Skiing I just wrote this story yesterday (2/18/21), watching the snow gently fall on our shell-shocked city of San Antonio. My sister, Rosemarie, had tried to FaceTime me earlier in the day to establish a 3-way with our 92 y/o Mom, who’s in the Golden Gate Nursing Home back in Staten Island. Even though Mom…

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She Said What?!?

This past Saturday, I got a late night FaceTime call from a rather-new, but very special, friend of mine, Cyndi Alvarez Brunson. Cyndi’s husband, Tavi, is a Colonel in the Army & is currently stationed in Pennsylvania. Cyndi, however, lives here in San Antonio so her son can graduate from high school here. Next year,…

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Spurs & Stuff

Moving from NY to San Antonio in 1993 was a major lifestyle change for me & my family (my wife, Laurie & our 9 y/o daughter, Heather)… …in, oh, so many ways!!! The “pace” was perceptibly slower down South, which I actually found to be a welcome change after 37 hectic years in the Big…

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