This Memorial Day we remember those who died for us, who died in blasts of fire and steel. Troops fight for God… …for country…of course. But when engaged in battles for survival […]
Veterans’ Support? Not Too Rare!
Memorial Day is gone, and, damn the calendar…it’s now summer I did a lot of bike riding on our Long Beach’s 2.2-mile boardwalk over the Memorial Day weekend complete with wearing a […]
The Fragile and the Furious
“maybe it’s time to treat all beings as members of our civilization.” See first link. Long Beach, NY is conspicuous for its compassion for the creatures with whom we dwell. You might […]
Fist or Finger?
Like a spring stem bursting from its soil, the tower rises, an icon of America’s renewal. It is risen from the ashes of the thousands who perished on Sept. 11, 2001. But […]
The Naked Patriot
“Mrs. Winters, your son is standing on the corner singing…and he’s naked!” That’s what the neighbor at our South Ozone Park door told my mom when I was a tot. My mom […]