Tell us about yourself:
Solve (more or less) the daily and Sunday NYTimes crossword puzzles with a pen--sometimes real messy and never 100% successful. Write hundreds of vignettes about my observations throughout my life. Write gobs of polemics against right-wing fanatics., ranging from AARP and Twitter posts to letters to the editor. Write lay sermons for my temple.
Area of knowledge and what I know well:
World and American history and literature, Greek and Roman mythology, realistic movies.
Bio
Lover of NYT crossword puzzles, history, writing and literature. Greek and Roman mythology buff. Kent State grad.
Certificates/Awards
Ph.D from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, in June 1972
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 A Dalliance with the BirdsThe other day while I was waiting for a bus, I saw a few tiny chirping birds on a nearby tree limb. As I often do when I hear birdsongs, I chimed in with my patented vibrato whistle ranging from a couple of notes to soaring...
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 Simple Pleasures in WaikikiYesterday I had lots of discomfort from my arthritis, but unexpectedly, I had miraculous relief. After having dinner at a local restaurant, I walked across the street to a bus stop. My hip was still hurting. Yet suddenly w...
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Speak up!Recently on my walks in Waikiki, I have noticed a few unhappy young people. One of them obliviously plodded along with a sad, pitiable expression on her ashen face. Her eyes were lifeless, and her chin drooped. Her forlorn demeanor did not s...
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Gratitude on Many LevelsIt’s tempting for me to dwell on what I consider to be the exponentially catastrophic events occurring throughout the world: the emergence of an Omicron variant (dubbed the Kraken, a mythological sea monster) that is relativel...
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Just a Bit BefuddledI recently got a loaner from Mazda while mine was in the repair shop for a couple of weeks. Both cars were similar, except that the replacement was black instead of maroon and a little smaller.Last night, after leaving Longs Drugs...
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 A Dalliance with the BirdsThe other day while I was waiting for a bus, I saw a few tiny chirping birds on a nearby tree limb. As I often do when I hear birdsongs, I chimed in with my patented vibrato whistle ranging from a couple of notes to soaring...
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 Simple Pleasures in WaikikiYesterday I had lots of discomfort from my arthritis, but unexpectedly, I had miraculous relief. After having dinner at a local restaurant, I walked across the street to a bus stop. My hip was still hurting. Yet suddenly w...
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Speak up!Recently on my walks in Waikiki, I have noticed a few unhappy young people. One of them obliviously plodded along with a sad, pitiable expression on her ashen face. Her eyes were lifeless, and her chin drooped. Her forlorn demeanor did not s...
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Gratitude on Many LevelsIt’s tempting for me to dwell on what I consider to be the exponentially catastrophic events occurring throughout the world: the emergence of an Omicron variant (dubbed the Kraken, a mythological sea monster) that is relativel...
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Just a Bit BefuddledI recently got a loaner from Mazda while mine was in the repair shop for a couple of weeks. Both cars were similar, except that the replacement was black instead of maroon and a little smaller.Last night, after leaving Longs Drugs...
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 A Dalliance with the BirdsThe other day while I was waiting for a bus, I saw a few tiny chirping birds on a nearby tree limb. As I often do when I hear birdsongs, I chimed in with my patented vibrato whistle ranging from a couple of notes to soaring...
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 Simple Pleasures in WaikikiYesterday I had lots of discomfort from my arthritis, but unexpectedly, I had miraculous relief. After having dinner at a local restaurant, I walked across the street to a bus stop. My hip was still hurting. Yet suddenly w...
schlomo 01-21-2023 09:45 AM
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Speak up!Recently on my walks in Waikiki, I have noticed a few unhappy young people. One of them obliviously plodded along with a sad, pitiable expression on her ashen face. Her eyes were lifeless, and her chin drooped. Her forlorn demeanor did not s...
schlomo 01-18-2023 04:34 PM
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Gratitude on Many LevelsIt’s tempting for me to dwell on what I consider to be the exponentially catastrophic events occurring throughout the world: the emergence of an Omicron variant (dubbed the Kraken, a mythological sea monster) that is relativel...
schlomo 01-12-2023 11:25 AM
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Just a Bit BefuddledI recently got a loaner from Mazda while mine was in the repair shop for a couple of weeks. Both cars were similar, except that the replacement was black instead of maroon and a little smaller.Last night, after leaving Longs Drugs...
schlomo 01-09-2023 01:17 PM
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