Pets & Grandparents

Just found out that a good buddy of mine recently lost his faithful companion 🐶 of many years. He was heartbroken & I could feel his pain. Here’s something that I’ll often say, in one form or another, during these most difficult times… “Our pets, much like our Grandparents, were sent to us directly from…

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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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I ❤️ New York

I found this piece today that kinda describes pretty well what it means to be “from New York”. And when they say that, they mean NYC, not necessarily the state.   “I am a New Yorker. I may no longer live in the five boroughs or on the Island or Upstate. I may now live…

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Hmmm… 🤔

OK now, everyone, if it’s… man > > > men woman > > > women …then why isn’t it human > > > humen? 🤔 Along that same line, why is it “children” when there isn’t even a “childran”? And what the hell is wrong with “childs”? There are thousands upon thousands of other idiosyncrasies…

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