Dear old year, thank you!

Dear old year, thank you! It is that time of the year, when there are celebrations, colors, lights and smiles all around. After a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends, December is right here with us, bringing excitement to our hearts and celebrations to our minds. As we hunt around for the perfect Christmas gifts …

H is for Hypocrisy

H is for Hypocrisy The flag is NOT to be displayed on the horizontal yet the fake news about #takeaknee being disrespectful to it is constitutional Nor worn as apparel or carried as a purse yet theses Right Wingers do that to it and worse They call themselves Fiscal Conservatives and say on that you …

Opinion?

Do we really need to have an opinion over everything, every time? It is good to have an opinion, it is beneficial to have a say over things around us. Opinions, suggestions, ideas, advice all add to the bigger picture of analysis. It comes across as a mode to help others. As we offer our …

15 Athletes Who Sadly Left Us In 2017

An unsettling number of high-profile individuals passed away in 2016. Among a seemingly endless array of icons, David Bowie, Nancy Reagan, Prince, Gene Wilder, Carrie Fisher, Gordie Howe, Arnold Palmer and Muhammad Ali died last year. In a Newsweek article titled “The Great Celebrity Death Epidemic Of 2016,” the renowned periodical tried to identify why …

Best Friends

Treasure your best friends – after all, they are the ‘best’ for a reason There are ‘good’ friends who stay with us always and then there are ‘best’ friends who are with us forever. Between these good and best friends are several miles of separation- marked with love, affection, care, concern and honesty. As we …

Lavender

Lavender Last night I dreamt I was a Frenchwoman whose eyes were fixed on you on a sofabed, lying flat on your back that continued to pain. Still, I wanted to keep you nice and well-fed with chai, kisses, and my tender, loving hands. We both suggested the TV remain dark as you looked away …

Because You And I Can Make A Difference Too

….Because You And I Can Make A Difference Too Hurricane, floods, forest fires, storms, drought, heat waves, rains… and many such happenings in the world around us. Switch on any news channel and chances are these words will greet you more often than expected. Pick any newspaper and disturbing environmental disasters will pop right in …

8 College Stars Who Failed In The NBA And 7 Unknowns Who Became Stars

8 College Stars Who Failed In The NBA And 7 Unknowns Who Became Stars Basketball scouts scrutinize collegiate prospects and provide extensive reports and evaluations on these players. Despite scouts’ extreme due diligence, executives and knowledgeable fans realize that pinpointing the next superstar is an inexact science. For every Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Duncan and LeBron …

For M, With The Irish Eyes

For M, With The Irish Eyes A long Sunday Monon trail I’m passing through, and suddenly I have these dreams of you. I taste them in my love-glazed lips and in my chai— —I’m once again enshrouded in your lovely Irish eyes. I hope the next time that you eat fish you’ll be reminded of …

My Love Is..

Too powerful to be met with indifference, laziness and coldness To passionate be held prisoner inside myself without release or response To original to be treated as something ordinary or mediocre To lasting to be given to a short-term, part-time recipient To faithful to be trusted with a double-mind and low character To present to …