26 years ago on the eve of New Years 1990 I put on a false beard to play the “old year”. Son Glen, then 2 years old, was the “Baby New Year”…but the kid always unpredictable and trying to upstage his Dad tried to snatch my beard. Now Glen is an aspiring actor in New … Continue reading Fasten Your Seat Belts!!!
Dear friends abroad…and here at home. After writing a mocking and insulting letter about candidate Trump a few days ago I feel its necessary not to be silent on this the day after the election, a day that I consider the darkest day in modern history. There are two dates Americans will never forget…9/11 and … Continue reading A Day after the Election.
Friends: I think we are all entitled to feel some despair over the state of our world and of the United States. I sure do, even after a lifetime of covering the news. In recent weeks there has been an avalanche of evidence of our species endless capacity for stupidity, savagery and tribal hatred. It all explains why the … Continue reading Our Political World