…it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. (MacBeth)

So the Republicans have taken the house, to say I am underwhelmed would be and understatement.  No shaking in my shoes here, nor I would dare say at the White House.  I imagine because having lived this long you learn a few things, like anger does not prepare anyone for leadership and that once the […]
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The Wailers in Alabama

The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Alabama in Birmingham is a place of refinement and culture where one can enjoy programs as varied as Cirque de Soleil, classical performances by the symphony, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater or the legendary Nancy Wilson.   These recitals are usually met with […]
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My vote – My choice

I am not a Democrat.  Lest anyone get the wrong impression, neither am I a Republican.  After seeing politics up close and personal as a Congressional Aide for a Democratic Congresswoman, whom I couldn’t even bring myself to vote for, I completely lost all interest in the process and eventually registered as an Independent voter.  […]
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Michael – A tribute

I’m not an emotional person.  When you get to my age, have buried your parents, endured a divorce and suffered your fair, or unfair share of hurt and pain, you learn to process disappointment with a certain sense or resignation; yet I cried when I heard the news about Michael Jackson’s passing. I cannot begin […]
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