Monthly Archives: July 2016

WHEN WORK ISN’T WORKING

I have someone close to me (I’ll use the reference “CP” for close person) who is going through a rough time right now with an employer.   I don’t want to disclose details at this point because that would be inappropriate. … Continue reading

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Digging up Family Roots

If you have ever attempted to look back to see from where and from whom you have descended; if you have ever marveled over a previously undiscovered old photograph of a grandfather when he was a young man; if you have … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK…JUST FOR GRINS!

IiiiiiiiiiiiT’s Here! Finally. The latest book—my 7th—is now available. It is totally unlike anything I’ve ever done. First of all, it’s not a story, not a novel, no plot (but there is a theme) and it’s only 88 pages!   And … Continue reading

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IT’S POLITICS AS UNUSUAL

I have to break down and admit that I have watched some—just SOME—of the Republican national convention this week. As a budding young journalist back in 1968 the political conventions that year still take top prize for being the most … Continue reading

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UH-0H…ANOTHER POEM

The fine art of human relations is such a puzzlement to me. I find it so unpredictable with its consistent inconsistency. We humans have tendencies that make no sense, no reason, Our emotions have no rule for behavior, no timing, … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S A TRUCK!

At last count, the world is occupied by 7.4 billion human beings. Just for the sake of illustration, here’s what that number looks like: My very likely conservative estimate is that at least ten percent of them are crazy…crazy enough to go on … Continue reading

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MEMORIES KEYED UP

Cooking Light magazine, August 2016 I had one of those magic moments today. What’s that? It’s my arbitrary term for when you suddenly come across an almost inconsequential item from your past; one you totally forgot even existed and now, … Continue reading

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UNDER BAD MANAGEMENT

Before I begin today’s posting, this note first:  If this were a “live” forum I would ask my readers to give up a bountiful applause for my blog’s guest correspondent, Ron Carmean. Ron has provided several really nice postings over … Continue reading

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THANKS HANKS!

Guest Correspondent, Ron Carmean, finishes out the week on marc’s blog with a look at one of, if not the favorite actor on most movie-goer lists… How popular is Tom Hanks?  His films have earned $4.3+ billion, worldwide.  On the entertainment website … Continue reading

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THE SUBJECT IS HAMILTON

In case you’ve been too busy rebelliously tossing tea off the side of a jet ski, there’s a show currently on Broadway that sang and danced its way off with a majority of this year’s Tony Awards. If you’d like a ticket, first … Continue reading

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