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May 30, 2016

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: The Greatest Soprano There Ever Was

Sunday Morning Opera:  The Greatest Soprano There Ever Was
May 29, 2016

Wednesday would have been Beverly Sills 87th birthday.  When it comes to Bubbles, where do you begin?  I’ll start with …Read the Rest

Defiant Muslim Women Need Our Support

Defiant Muslim Women Need Our Support
May 28, 2016

Did you know there is a movement to liberalize Islam? Did you know the photo shown here was taken in …Read the Rest

Melanoma Need Not Be a Killer

Melanoma Need Not Be a Killer
May 27, 2016

From 2009: Today I had my 6 months check-up for melanoma.  I’ve been doing this now for eleven years.  The …Read the Rest

The St. Francis Prayer of Peace

The St. Francis Prayer of Peace
May 26, 2016

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, …Read the Rest

What Happens In ABQ Doesn’t Stay in ABQ

What Happens In ABQ Doesn’t Stay in ABQ
May 25, 2016

“…Albuquerque attorney Doug Antoon said rocks were flying through the convention center windows as he was leaving Tuesday night. Glass …Read the Rest

Bernie Is Not a Democrat

Bernie Is Not a Democrat
May 24, 2016

Let’s try this one more time.  If I were a Democrat, I would be livid.  I would be  angry with …Read the Rest

Jimmy Carter’s Cancer

Jimmy Carter’s Cancer
May 23, 2016

First published on August 22, 2015 No one should die from melanoma. Diana Ashby should not have died from melanoma.  …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Marian Anderson

Sunday Morning Opera:  Marian Anderson
May 22, 2016

A few weeks ago it was announced that Harriet Tubman was going to be featured on the new twenty dollar …Read the Rest

The Delicious Ironies of Life

The Delicious Ironies of Life
May 21, 2016

Remember all the threats of violence at the Republican National Convention?  We all know those threats came directly from Bernie …Read the Rest

Ode to the Transgender Restroom

Ode to the Transgender Restroom
May 20, 2016

I have no problems with a transgender restroom.  I thought men who identified as women always used a women’s restroom.  …Read the Rest

Unreasonable Political Expectations

Unreasonable Political Expectations
May 19, 2016

Evidently, there is something quite nasty and bigoted about Donald Trump when he refers to a model as looking like …Read the Rest

May Is Melanoma Month!

May Is Melanoma Month!
May 18, 2016

This is the annual Pink Flamingo May is Melanoma Month post. The Pink Flamingo is an 18 year survivor of …Read the Rest

Hillary’s Game Changer

Hillary’s Game Changer
May 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton is vulnerable on the economy.  Contrary to popular opinion, the economy in this country is on the brink …Read the Rest

Mitt Romney Is Besoiling Himself

Mitt Romney Is Besoiling Himself
May 16, 2016

Webster defines ‘besoil’ as to make very dirty. It is a word that is rarely used, but so very appropriate …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Hvorostovsky Honors WWII Vets

Sunday Morning Opera:  Hvorostovsky Honors WWII Vets
May 15, 2016

We call it V-E Day, May 8, 1945.  The Russians celebrate it on May 9.  Let’s put it this way, …Read the Rest

Trump’s Butler & Other Tales

Trump’s Butler & Other Tales
May 14, 2016

No employer should be held responsible for what their employees or former employees say, write, or do.  Anyone who is …Read the Rest

Alamo Canyon Ranch

Alamo Canyon Ranch
May 13, 2016

Address: E024 Alamo Canyon Road County: Lincoln City: Hondo State:New Mexico GPS:  33.353050, -105.298722 and 33.353109, -105.299084 When you step …Read the Rest

Conservative Christians Should Be Treated Like Nazis?

Conservative Christians Should Be Treated Like Nazis?
May 12, 2016

The left has a little bias problem. We’re all biased. We’re all bigoted about things, and deep down inside, we …Read the Rest

Melanoma Can Be Cured

Melanoma Can Be Cured
May 11, 2016

First published in 2010. If you have a mole that looks like one of these, and you do not go …Read the Rest

A Child in Trouble?

A Child in Trouble?
May 10, 2016

Something weird happened about a year ago.  I know, I’m slow to react, but there are times when you need …Read the Rest

Bernie’s Nasty Bots

Bernie’s Nasty Bots
May 9, 2016

There is a false narrative in this election cycle.  It is all about Bernie Sanders and his very nasty supporters.  …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: The Best Rigoletto?

Sunday Morning Opera:  The Best Rigoletto?
May 8, 2016

The other day, Barihunks did a Tweet asking who was the best Rigoletto?  It is quite obvious – Sherrill Milnes. …Read the Rest

Remember: May Is Melamona Month

Remember:  May Is Melamona Month
May 7, 2016

This is just a classic image of a nevis – mole – that is cancerous with melanoma.  It looks so …Read the Rest

Nothing Is Worse Than Charity

Nothing Is Worse Than Charity
May 6, 2016

From May, 2015 – May, 2016, I have paid a grand total of $2,950 to PNM for electricity.  I currently …Read the Rest

More May Is Melanoma Month

More May Is Melanoma Month
May 5, 2016

Did you know that Bob Marley died of melanoma? John McCain is the perfect example of staying on top of …Read the Rest

Primary Voting

Primary Voting
May 4, 2016

Both Democrats and Republicans are in an uproar over primary voting.  Yes, it is a confusing mess, but the reason …Read the Rest

The Politically Correct Destruction of Good People

The Politically Correct Destruction of Good People
May 3, 2016

Our politically correct culture is now so unforgiving, if a person who lived a thousand years ago, with  one exception, …Read the Rest

Heidi Cruz & the ‘Immigrant’

Heidi Cruz & the ‘Immigrant’
May 2, 2016

The great ‘unsaid’ of this political season is the alleged possibility that Ted Cruz has had numerous affairs and numerous …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: The Willow Song

Sunday Morning Opera:  The Willow Song
May 1, 2016

I rarely feature sopranos, but there are times when one must do what one must do.  The Willow Song, from …Read the Rest

Native American Repatriation Act & Creationism

Native American Repatriation Act & Creationism
April 30, 2016

The advocates for a more barbarian world and lack of scientific reason and rational behavior have one again.  This time …Read the Rest


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