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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Waikiki Wedding Toast for my Son and his BrideI have no doubt that Angela was dazzled (and still is enraptured) by my son’s Satz appeal: that’s how I charmed Marie, my wife-to-be 52 years ago. And Brian, I have seen that you adore Angela for her many...
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Incidental Camaraderie during COVID-19One might expect that people whom you casually meet on the street would be a bit glum considering the huge spike in Omicron infections this week in Hawaii, but not from what I experienced as I started walking aga...
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An Infusion of Humor Three days ago, I tested positive for COVID-19.  Although I am doing much better now, Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu scheduled me for a monoclonal antibody infusion tomorrow morning. The rationale: I am old (ouch!) and immuno...
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Redemptive Moments on the GridironO.J. Simpson has been demonized for years after the brouhaha of his criminal trial. But before his notorious descent, every time that he made a touchdown in his pro football career, he behaved admirably like a mensch...
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Ah, if we all could be like the Matriarch Sarah, particularly those of us who are senior citizens! Jewish sages have commented that Sarah had the strength of a 20-year-old before she died at age 127. What a blessing, considering the chronic ailments ...
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Waikiki Wedding Toast for my Son and his BrideI have no doubt that Angela was dazzled (and still is enraptured) by my son’s Satz appeal: that’s how I charmed Marie, my wife-to-be 52 years ago. And Brian, I have seen that you adore Angela for her many...
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Incidental Camaraderie during COVID-19One might expect that people whom you casually meet on the street would be a bit glum considering the huge spike in Omicron infections this week in Hawaii, but not from what I experienced as I started walking aga...
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An Infusion of Humor Three days ago, I tested positive for COVID-19.  Although I am doing much better now, Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu scheduled me for a monoclonal antibody infusion tomorrow morning. The rationale: I am old (ouch!) and immuno...
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Redemptive Moments on the GridironO.J. Simpson has been demonized for years after the brouhaha of his criminal trial. But before his notorious descent, every time that he made a touchdown in his pro football career, he behaved admirably like a mensch...
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Ah, if we all could be like the Matriarch Sarah, particularly those of us who are senior citizens! Jewish sages have commented that Sarah had the strength of a 20-year-old before she died at age 127. What a blessing, considering the chronic ailments ...
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