Category Archives: Memoirs


At the corner I’d wait for chrome fenders to signal closure to my father’s work day.   When his green care drove up, I’d climb in as front passenger, and talk a stream while the poor man drove and listened. … Continue reading

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In 1928, George Bernard Shaw finished The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, his Magnum Opus as an economist and social philosopher.  Prompted by a question from his intelligent sister-in-law, Shaw sought to explain to women the world’s major … Continue reading

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Comic book superheroes have been with us for a long time.  Perhaps too long.  A friend of mine whose children are grown still wears superhero t-shirts.  I see Spiderman on his shirts most often. The modern superhero started with Superman, … Continue reading

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Recent NYC

I don’t know if the current musical Sister Act is better than the Whoopi Goldberg film it is based on.  I didn’t see the original.  But the musical, playing at the Broadway Theatre, was definitely the highlight of my recent trip to … Continue reading

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The Canoe

The old Erie Canal runs through a park near Fayetteville, about a mile from where I grew up.  My brothers helped make the park, clearing trees near the canal path during their high school summers.  And I discovered this part … Continue reading

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