Monthly Archives: June 2018

“IF IT WEREN’T FOR YOU, I WOULDN’T BE ME…”

“IF IT WEREN’T FOR YOU, I WOULDN’T BE ME…”   I found those words written on a piece of paper on a table in a restaurant about a week ago. I left the piece of paper where I found it in case the person who’d left it came looking for it…after I copied down the words.… read more

THE PLAYGROUND

THE PLAYGROUND   I took my usual run in Central Park today and happened to pass the children’s playground as I always do – but this time I stopped just to watch the kids. It was about one o’clock in the afternoon and the playground was packed with loads of little kids running, yelling, jumping… read more

“GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR…”

“GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR…”   When I was in high school in Toledo, Ohio I sang in the choir. I loved it. On a few (very few) really special days I was even allowed to sing a solo. I miss those days a lot.    But I make up for not having them… read more

“ALL IS FLUX!” …Heraclitus

“ALL IS FLUX!” …Heraclitus   Boy, it sure seems that way, doesn’t? I can’t imagine that even a philosopher of  Heraclitus’ brilliance and insight could have imagined the stunningly chaotic nature of our world in our time. It’s not that we shouldn’t expect change. In our particular country we’re born into it; we learn to thrive on it –… read more