The Cycle

May the sunrise of your life be full of energy and high expectations May the bright mid-day sun burn off troublesome clouds. May it give you clarity as you tackle life’s chores May the afternoon shadows remind you of how much you have accomplished and not the burden of how much you have yet toContinue reading “The Cycle”

Why I get mistaken for a Trump supporter?

My profile is…. Angry….Old….Bald….White Working class….Blue Collar Worked 2 to 3 jobs concurrently for the last 30 years trying to make ends meet Have not gone on a vacation (or even had a weekend off) during the last 30 years I’m a few paychecks away from bankruptcy. I’ve experienced foreclosure and bankruptcy in the pastContinue reading “Why I get mistaken for a Trump supporter?”

Am I a U.S. Patriot?

Can a liberal, progressive Democrat from CT be a PATRIOT ????? Some people consider this an oxymoron but I say no. Here’s why…. I don’t drive around with a gigantic US flag in an oversized pick-up truck but I show my patriotism because ……. I have worked every weekend for the last 20+ years atContinue reading “Am I a U.S. Patriot?”

Too Many Slogans Too Many Causes

There’re all good and well intentioned.   Save the whale, the polar bear, the bay, the planet. Cure the disease, feed the children, end the poverty, stop the crime. Wear the seatbelt, don’t text and drive, don’t drink & drive. And on and on…. Got me to thinking, when was the last time everybody (andContinue reading “Too Many Slogans Too Many Causes”

Common Ground

The SILLY SEASON is fast approaching. The 2020 campaign for USA president in heating up. Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s that special bipolar time of year when the trenches between liberals and conservatives, democrats and republicans get dug deep. That special time when everybody’s talking and nobody’s listening. Nobody’s convincing. The commuters areContinue reading “Common Ground”

Revise the American Dream

Time was……Better school…..Better Job….Bigger House Now…Work 24/7 just to stay above the financial waterline Must be a better way, a different angle. What if……Enough people got together to purchase a property outright and collectively. Imagine what life would be without a mortgage? What if….There were no car payments, no car loans? Instead get around byContinue reading “Revise the American Dream”