Another Outlet

I have had a desire to write since high school. After reading Steinbeck, Hemingway, Orwell, and others, I wanted to write something meaningful. I still want to do this. It can be fiction or non-fiction or poetry. Unfortunately, I have not been able to express myself with words as well […]Read more »

A Proven Approach to Effective Gun Control

On a recent episode of the Slate podcast, The Gist, Mike Pesca spoke with Richard Aborn from the Citizen Crime Commission of New York City.  The discussion centers around the improvements that New York City has made to address gun violence.  These changes have made NYC into one of the […]Read more »

So. Much. Talking.

So, first off, yes, I am an introvert.  The older I get, the more introverted I am becoming.  I don’t know why exactly. As an introvert, I do not have an urge to tell others what I’m thinking or my opinion on something where I do not have specific or […]Read more »

Another Story Idea

Just one idea this time: This idea is based on the “Fake Media” claims by Trump and various Trumponistas.  What if they were right?  What if mainstream media (MSM) was actually producing fake news reports and investigations with the sole purpose of misleading the public so that a President and […]Read more »

More Ideas – This Time for TV

The television networks continue to reboot previously successful enterprises with the likes of Hawaii Five-O, Roseanne, Magnum PI, Murphy Brown, Battle of the Network Stars, Charmed, Duck Tales, Dynasty, The Gong Show, The Joker’s Wild, the Magic School Bus, Miami Vice, The Munsters, and Will and Grace, to name just […]Read more »

Story Ideas…free for the taking

This posting is part one of many (probably).  I often have ideas for stories or films or… and I would love to develop the story and write a great essay, short story, or script.  But, alas, I have learned that I am not so talented at writing stories.  I could […]Read more »

NOW is the Time

We just had another mass shooting at a school.  Even more children and teachers were murdered.  Whenever this happens, we are told that now is not the time to discuss the problem.  Now is the time to grieve and to support each other.  That is absolutely true if you live […]Read more »

La Capillita San Cosme, Tucson, Arizona

La Capillita San Cosme (little chapel of San Cosme) [map] was built in 1929 by volunteers from the barrio (neighborhood) in Tucson, Arizona. It is a whitewashed adobe structure that has Spanish tile roofing. Today, the little chapel in Tucson’s Barrio Viejo is still cared for by its neighbors and […]Read more »