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Retired from the New York Times. Non-professional ballet dancer creaking through private workouts, serious classical pianist, sketch artist of sorts, fulminator on issues, in-your-face essays, feisty but manageable. Mostly a nice person. From time to time, a fanged, shaggy carnivore.

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I’ll start with the small stuff …An egret got into our pool cage, apparently through a loose screen at the top. He flounced around batting his wings against the screen, looking for a way out. I pr...
I spent inauguration day totally avoiding the event and news programs that would highlight it. In the evening, Ed and I drove to a new Polish restaurant for dinner. The car radio was on NPR and I can ...
Rachel Maddow spoke about this last night (1/4/17) and I got this from Politicus in my e mail. She also had as a guest one of the co-authors of the document referred to here, Ezra Levin, a former Cong...
A few days ago, my mouse and keyboard stopped working. I changed batteries in both, and no luck. Took the computer to my computer guru, Ce, and she said the ports I was using weren’t working anymore...
This was posted on Facebook by Mark Dunn ... I'm glad he stuck around because he was threatening to shut down after the election. These are great paraprosdokians -- sent to me by my friend Jim Books. ...
After a few days of normal function, my leg pain is not only back, but big time bodily aches (ague) are also back and much worse than before. Totally inapacitated for a couple of days, made worse by m...
I got this from Facebook. Everyone should read it.Christopher Suprun 230 VIEWSChristopher Suprun is a Presidential elector representing Congressional District 30 in Texas and works as a paramedic. [1]...
Some days ago, our fashion friend Lila spent a few days with us while on assignment to Chico's. She left her suitcase with us because she was leaving and then returning and came by last Tuesday to pic...
DONATE FOR A PRESIDENTIAL VOTE RECOUNTAs a candidate herself, Jill Stein has standing to demand a recount of the votes of the presidential election, and she has launched a campaign to raise money to d...
Change.Org says we can. Here is an excerpt from their site:On December 19, the Electors of the Electoral College will cast their ballots. If they all vote the way their states voted, Donald Trump will...
I just sent this to the News-Press. They may well print it since the new editors, who had been ignoring me, now love me. They told me, in canvassing for a debater, that it was interesting that people ...
The Fort Myers News-Press is sponsoring a two-person debate just after the polls close tonight. It will be on Facebook Live and they have asked me to be the liberal/progressive half.So, apparently, ev...
I was listening to the news this mornings and learned that the Chicago Cubs had won the World Series. I don’t know the players, I haven’t followed baseball since I lived in New York and the Mets s...
Leonard Pitts wrote a column that appeared in today’s Fort Myers News-Press in which he said he didn’t want Trump defeated. No, he wants him immolated. Down here in Florida, we have “palmetto bu...
I have been feeling disheartened since the monumental lapse of judgment by FBI Director James Comey in announcing the discovery of new e mails. He went against all protocols for announcing any event o...