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Kindness & Christ

Kindness & Christ
April 7, 2017
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Years ago, my mother had numerous friends who worked at a supermarket florist in Anderson, SC.  They were all gay, …Read the Rest

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The Question of Morals & Values of Yesterday

The Question of Morals & Values of Yesterday
April 5, 2017
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Several years ago, I spent a lazy Saturday watching Andy, Barney, Opie, Aunt Bee, Goober, and Mayberry.  You stop and …Read the Rest

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Weird Stuff & Historical Ignorance

Weird Stuff & Historical Ignorance
April 4, 2017
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I don’t mind admitting I enjoy all the fun crypto thing on cable.  I’ll also admit that, although I’m a …Read the Rest

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The American Inquisition

The American Inquisition
March 29, 2017
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I don’t know if you ever saw the movie, My Fair Lady, but in one of the songs, Henry Higgins …Read the Rest

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Lent Thoughts: March 28

Lent Thoughts:  March 28
March 28, 2017
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March 28 – Evil Mountains Faith and obedience will remove mountains, mountains of evil, mountains of difficulty. But they must …Read the Rest

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The Missing Young Women of DC

The Missing Young Women of DC
March 27, 2017
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According to DC cops, the reason the numbers, today, are so alarming is because of the way they list people …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Va pensiero

Sunday Morning Opera:  Va pensiero
March 26, 2017
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Anyone who knows anything about opera understands the lore and legend of Va pensiero. We also know that when it …Read the Rest

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Thoughts for Lent

Thoughts for Lent
March 23, 2017
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Lent is my favorite part of the Christian year.  I have been known to make a few jokes about what …Read the Rest

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My Greatest Team

My Greatest Team
March 21, 2017
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One of the best things about both baseball and opera is history.  Fans of both sports, and trust me, opera …Read the Rest

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Budget Cuts, NASA, the Arts & Hype

Budget Cuts, NASA, the Arts & Hype
March 20, 2017
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I remember well the old NASA funding wars of the 1980s when the Democrats did everything they could not only …Read the Rest

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Getting Settled

Getting Settled
March 16, 2017
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These past few weeks, I’ve downloaded way too many links for articles.  My problem is that I’m so busy I …Read the Rest

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Life and Certificates

Life and Certificates
March 14, 2017
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This afternoon I picked up the mail, opening the envelope containing my mother’s death certificate.  She died on January 2.  …Read the Rest

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Why the Babe?

Why the Babe?
March 13, 2017
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He was out of shape, overweight, loved food, cigars, good times, little kids, and hitting ’em where they ain’t.  Born …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: 1001 Traviata Nights

Sunday Morning Opera:  1001 Traviata Nights
March 12, 2017
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The other day, the Metropolitan Opera celebrated the 1000th performance of Verdi’s La Traviata.  While it may have been Wyatt …Read the Rest

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The Real Feminists

The Real Feminists
March 9, 2017
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I was a little young for the first wave of the women’s lib crowd.  I benefited from it, trust me, …Read the Rest

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What if IT Is True

What if IT Is True
March 6, 2017
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On January 10, 49 BC the Roman Republic was dealt a deathblow.  On that day, he crossed the Rubicon.  The …Read the Rest

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My Mother’s Birthday

My Mother’s Birthday
March 1, 2017
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We lost my mother on January 2. Today she would have been eighty-seven.  I wish I knew what to do …Read the Rest

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Catching Cats

Catching Cats
February 25, 2017
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My work has been hit or miss the past ten days or so.  This is the first time in ten …Read the Rest

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Dealing With Life

Dealing With Life
February 22, 2017
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We’re talking new experiences here, things I don’t wish on my worst enemy.  But, if you are a normal person …Read the Rest

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Cats, Poodles, Moving, and Fireplace Ash

Cats, Poodles, Moving, and Fireplace Ash
February 21, 2017
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I have been in the process of moving into my parents’ home for ages.  Unfortunately, I could no longer come …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Marian Anderson

Sunday Morning Opera:  Marian Anderson
February 19, 2017
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A few weeks ago it was announced that Harriet Tubman was going to be featured on the new twenty dollar …Read the Rest

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Understanding Henry VIII

Understanding Henry VIII
February 18, 2017
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I never truly understood the disgust Henry VIII had for the Vatican, for refusing to abdicate its role in his …Read the Rest

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Compassion Overload

Compassion Overload
February 17, 2017
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I don’t know about you, but I’m a compassionate person, damn it!  I’m a push-over when it comes to a …Read the Rest

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Being There

Being There
February 16, 2017
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Anyone who knows much about me knows that I’m a compulsive viewer of the ID channel.  I will admit to …Read the Rest

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E. F. Froehlich (1897-1991)

E. F. Froehlich (1897-1991)
February 15, 2017
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Edwin Feltman Froehlich was born on February 15, 1897 in Loniconing, Maryland.  He married my grandmother, Sarah Frances Moore on …Read the Rest

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Donald Trump as a Father

Donald Trump as a Father
February 14, 2017
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Like Harry Truman, Donald Trump went postal when his daughter, Ivanka, was dissed over her clothing and accessories line.  My …Read the Rest

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Stuff, Part II

Stuff, Part II
February 13, 2017
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Let’s be honest here.  The last thing any Boomer wants is to get stuck with our grandmother’s tacky French Provencal …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Happy Birthday Leontyne Price

Sunday Morning Opera: Happy Birthday Leontyne Price
February 12, 2017
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The Diva in a Turban turned ninety this week! There is no argument that she is one of the greatest …Read the Rest

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Stuff

Stuff
February 11, 2017
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I am in the process of moving from a twelve hundred square foot condo where I’ve lived for nearly twenty …Read the Rest

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The Slaughter of the Innocents

The Slaughter of the Innocents
February 7, 2017
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I don’t believe in coincidences.  Monday morning I engaged into a heated Twitter conversation with a couple Episcopalians over the …Read the Rest

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