A SECOND OPINION: April Showers Bring May Flowers »
A personal perspective: Joe Biden's famous gaffes. Torrential downpours. Late bloomers blooming soon. Trump: adjudicated but still running for President. Transgenders. U.S. Southern border open to migrants and drug traffickers. Urban crimes rampant.
HOW I LONG TO WALK THE STREETS OF SPAIN »
As I cross the plaza, I watch the children play and listen to their happy squeals of laughter. So many places to visit. Many wonderful parks and museums that house “old friends”. A church where I can feel the quiet beauty inside But it is only a dream. It is telling me how much I love Spain, and how much I long to walk its streets again.
INSPIRATIONAL: FIND THE THING THAT LIFTS YOUR SPIRITS »
Find the thing that lifts your spirits. . . Do something new. . .Go and sit in a church or synagogue. . . Speak with the priest or rabbi or minister. Maybe a total stranger. Let them lighten your load. . .
A SECOND OPINION: A Year to Ponder »
Three Kings • Energy Independence • Migrants • Bail Reform • Green Agenda • Ukraine • China • US Presidential Election • Blizzard
A SECOND OPINION: Time for a Jolly Christmas and a Happy New Year! »
Maybe, just maybe, 2023 will be a better year for all of us. We can do our best and hope in the future. Have a Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Wholesome New Year!
A MATTER OF ATTITUDE »
Happiness is all in the way you look at things!
INSPIRATIONAL: BRAIN FOG–ENLIGHTENING AND DELIGHTFUL »
Brain fog can be daunting, frustrating, and downright irritating, but I have decided it is enlightening and delightful. When I was lost for a word, I would insert a substitute word to take away my frustration and have a little fun. When small words evaded me, I simply substitute them with big words. The small words are so light, they just float upwards and disappear into the fog.
A SECOND OPINION: The Russian Nuclear Threat »
Biden stressed that Putin is “not joking” when he talks of using nuclear weapons. Biden stressed that Putin is “not joking” when he talks of using nuclear weapons. In my opinion, Putin is obviously crazy with power and is not to be trusted not to start using nuclear warheads. And what will be President Biden’s response to a nuclear bombing by Russia?
A Second Opinion: Fentanyl–A Deadly Drug from China/ Mary Foran »
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid developed for pain management treatment of cancer patients. Its potency means it is profitable for drug dealers as well as dangerous and deadly for those who use it, intentionally or unintentionally. Fentanyl began seeping into the illegal drug market a decade ago, chiefly supplied through the mail by China. But the Asian country won't cooperate in blocking shipments to the US in retaliation against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.