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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.
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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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 It’s the Little Things That Count Soon after I situated myself on the downtown bus that would take me to a doctor’s appointment, I saw a middle-aged disabled woman enter the bus and pay a dollar for the ride. When the bus driver told her that the ne...
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A Teachable MomentToday, the Hawaii Symphony Associates, a quasi-PR organization that my wife and I joined a few years ago, conducted its monthly Q and A.Mid-way in the meeting, I noticed a very large unfamiliar woman who was seated opposite me at a ...
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In the Corridors of My MindFor the past year, I have a new challenging hobby: factoring out as many words (similar or not) as I can from a given word I have randomly chosen. For at least a week, I keep finding extra entries. Some of them I conjure up...
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It’s Great to Be Out and AboutMy damaged big toe has healed sufficiently so that yesterday I was able to amble about (with minor discomfort) from the Elks Club to my condo, a thirty-minute walk that always manages to entertain and edify me. No longer...
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Soul-mates for 55 Years For two weeks now, I have had discomfort wearing shoes: I developed a massive, gooey blister firmly attached to my big left toe until an urgent care doctor painstakingly removed the uninvited protuberance.Now I take my daily w...
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 It’s the Little Things That Count Soon after I situated myself on the downtown bus that would take me to a doctor’s appointment, I saw a middle-aged disabled woman enter the bus and pay a dollar for the ride. When the bus driver told her that the ne...
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A Teachable MomentToday, the Hawaii Symphony Associates, a quasi-PR organization that my wife and I joined a few years ago, conducted its monthly Q and A.Mid-way in the meeting, I noticed a very large unfamiliar woman who was seated opposite me at a ...
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In the Corridors of My MindFor the past year, I have a new challenging hobby: factoring out as many words (similar or not) as I can from a given word I have randomly chosen. For at least a week, I keep finding extra entries. Some of them I conjure up...
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It’s Great to Be Out and AboutMy damaged big toe has healed sufficiently so that yesterday I was able to amble about (with minor discomfort) from the Elks Club to my condo, a thirty-minute walk that always manages to entertain and edify me. No longer...
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Soul-mates for 55 Years For two weeks now, I have had discomfort wearing shoes: I developed a massive, gooey blister firmly attached to my big left toe until an urgent care doctor painstakingly removed the uninvited protuberance.Now I take my daily w...
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 It’s the Little Things That Count Soon after I situated myself on the downtown bus that would take me to a doctor’s appointment, I saw a middle-aged disabled woman enter the bus and pay a dollar for the ride. When the bus driver told her that the ne...
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A Teachable MomentToday, the Hawaii Symphony Associates, a quasi-PR organization that my wife and I joined a few years ago, conducted its monthly Q and A.Mid-way in the meeting, I noticed a very large unfamiliar woman who was seated opposite me at a ...
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In the Corridors of My MindFor the past year, I have a new challenging hobby: factoring out as many words (similar or not) as I can from a given word I have randomly chosen. For at least a week, I keep finding extra entries. Some of them I conjure up...
schlomo 03-22-2024 08:36 PM
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It’s Great to Be Out and AboutMy damaged big toe has healed sufficiently so that yesterday I was able to amble about (with minor discomfort) from the Elks Club to my condo, a thirty-minute walk that always manages to entertain and edify me. No longer...
schlomo 03-16-2024 12:10 PM
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Soul-mates for 55 Years For two weeks now, I have had discomfort wearing shoes: I developed a massive, gooey blister firmly attached to my big left toe until an urgent care doctor painstakingly removed the uninvited protuberance.Now I take my daily w...
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