We shall not cease from exploration, And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot – “Little Gidding”

Racism: failure-to-evolve

Racism is the commitment to the opinion that every member of a race possesses the positive or negative characteristics observed in some members.  Thus a racist may consider one race superior to others.  In my personal experience that consideration is not true.  It is faulty logic like: all crows are black; crows are birds; thus, […]

Like a Lady’s Skirt

Your content should be like a lady’s skirt; long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to make it interesting.

Good Citizens

I believe that our republic was established to protect individual rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as granted by God (believed to be the beneficial but anonymous source of life) to each of us. Subsequently the governments within the republic were established to protect us; from infringing on the rights of others […]

John Steinbeck’s Letter to his Son

I read good reviews of John Steinbeck’s letter of fatherly advice to his son and finally found it HERE .  I was surprised to see that it was written on my 13th birthday. His son Thomas was born in 1944, a year before me and was raised in boarding schools, as was I. Decades ago […]

Changing the government

When I exposed my socialistic leanings to my Uncle Baldy, a banker, I was in my late teens and enamored with ladies of the left and the ideas they liked. He responded explained that the current problems are a by-product of creeping socialism. Interesting that what he said has stuck with me for decades. During […]