Communication Politics

    What Happens in the Locker Room Stays in the Locker Room?

    October 15, 2016

    To borrow a catch phrase from George Takei:  Oh My!  What a field day for the snarksters!   Could we possibly be living in a better time? Pre-election daily life has turned into a satire of pre-election daily life.

    Such a plethora of new material with each news cast, tweet, and so-called presidential debate, one hardly knows where to begin.  It’s a 24\7 cornucopia of undignified absurdity.  You can’t make this stuff up.  Fortunately, or unfortunately, you don’t have to.

    Our very culture is being challenged in unexpected ways.  For example, many bridge players are  considering an alternative to the trump card, and  Aleppo is now being pronounced with a rising inflection and spelled with a question mark at the end. Continue Reading

  • Anatomy Fashion

    Old Ironsides

    At first, I wasn’t sure why my mind wandered to this particular topic.  It might have been the sense of  torture brought on by endless exposure to political gurus. Or perhaps it was the…

    September 30, 2016
  • Politics


    Are you, like I am, ready to throw in the towel? Cry uncle? Knuckle under? Abandon hope? Turn the TV screen to the wall? Make promises to God?  Then you are, like I am,…

    September 15, 2016
  • Politics

    Overheard in the Sandbox

    I know I said you wouldn’t be hearing from me until mid-September, but I felt compelled to interrupt my hiatus to comment on the current political dialogue. You’re a liar. No, you are. No,…

    August 27, 2016
  • Advertising Anatomy Men Relationships

    Here’s the Thing…..

    No doubt my priorities are all screwed up.  There’s so much going on in the world that cries out for serious attention and consideration, and here I sit, obsessing about Viagra commercials. Gun violence,…

    July 16, 2016
  • Aging

    Bowled Over

    On any given day, there are countless reminders that I am an old person.  Not least of which is the pain in my lower back when I uncurl my body from the driver’s seat…

    June 15, 2016
  • Aging Nostalgia

    Summer Is A Bummer

    Admittedly, I’m not a big fan of nostalgia.  My capacity for fondly recounting the good old days is about half a cup.  Sure, I have pleasant memories of growing up in the 40s and…

    May 31, 2016
  • Aging Dining Friends

    More Dinners with Friends

    Six days and counting, and I continue to eat my way out of Florida.  More good-bye dinners with friends we will not see for six months.   So what if my clothes have gotten tighter? …

    May 16, 2016
  • Aging Beauty Fashion

    April Is The Cruelest Month…

    April is a month that seems to inspire poetry.  However, Chaucer, who praised April in his prologue to the “Canterbury Tales” would certainly not have agreed with the opening line of T.S. Eliot’s famous…

    April 30, 2016