“Still Mine”: Growing Old Together

Still Mine is a wonderfully quiet romantic film about a couple in their very late eighties and a husband who will do anything to care for his wife of 61 years…including going to jail for providing a home for her.   The film opens with signs of the wife’s illness, it’s never mentioned in theContinue reading ““Still Mine”: Growing Old Together”

“Another Day At The Office”

Whisper whisper, giggles giggle… just another day at the office.     I had a wonderful weekend getaway to Newport RI with my wife 2 weeks ago . We spent the weekend looking at the above view…even a writer can be rendered speechless at such beauty. We faced, somewhere like 25-30 mile an hour winds. ButContinue reading ““Another Day At The Office””

“Rats Jumping Ship: Scattering The Workplace Bully”

  There are many things I don’t understand but I do seek an understanding of them all. One thing that baffles me, is the childlike behavior in the offices across America.   A movie came out not too long ago called Bully. http://youtu.be/W1g9RV9OKhg  The movie focused on school but it appears that bullying is also foundContinue reading ““Rats Jumping Ship: Scattering The Workplace Bully””

“Moms’ Night Out” From Bad To Worst

Oh what a night, as the old song goes. I will not giveaway any spoilers, my wife will probably read this before she gets a chance to see this film. I watched it during my lunch and dinner break at work on the phone. It was extremely difficult not to laugh out loud in aContinue reading ““Moms’ Night Out” From Bad To Worst”

“Why Ferguson Is Not My Reality” :My American Experience Part 3

When I started writing this 3 part piece it was right after the Ferguson Missouri shooting. I had been watching the news while away on vacation. I don’t often watch the news or check emails nor my cell when I’m on vacation with my family. But it had been about 2 weeks since the storyContinue reading ““Why Ferguson Is Not My Reality” :My American Experience Part 3″

My American Experience: My Reality Part 2

Television:   As a kid we had 3 major TV networks, ABC, NBC and CBS…then there were WOR 9 and WPIX 11 (in NYC).  Most of what I saw was channel after channel of white people having white peoples’s problems (In hindsight). What my sister, mother and I saw, was good quality television. There wasn’tContinue reading “My American Experience: My Reality Part 2”

My American Experience: My Reality Pt.1

  Music: As a child, I heard James Brown (in my aunt’s house), Marvin Gaye, the Temptations and Four Tops, Gladys Knight. Driving with Daddy I heard Doo Wop and Soul. In my aunt’s house I heard James, Funkadelic, The Bar- Kays, Earth Wind and Fire,The Jacksons… In my teens, my sister Donna introduced meContinue reading “My American Experience: My Reality Pt.1”