Monthly Archives: November 2019

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx

The Divine Doc M and I binged our way through season 3 of the Netflix miniseries The Crown. The series purports to make reasonable guesses about what Queen Elizabeth II, the Royals, and a succession of prime ministers said to … Continue reading

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How It Ends

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Chapel Thanksgiving

Thanks to a file of old clippings in my bookshelf, I know exactly what I was doing 52 years ago. I was sitting at my gray desk in the base chapel at RAF Station Woodbridge, England, pressing a special pencil … Continue reading

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November 22 Approaches. Again.

Perhaps it’s the shallow sentiment of age. Perhaps it’s nostalgia for an era that seems far brighter than the dark political gloom that engulfs us now. Perhaps it’s because I loved him from afar though I never met him. Whatever … Continue reading

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Justice on the Money

Here’s hoping the excellent biopic “Harriet” will focus more attention on what can reasonably be regarded as a racist decision.

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Cold War Cartoonist

November 11, 2019 – Looking back on my Air Force years this Veteran’s Day (1964-1968), I don’t detect a whole lot of sacrificial heroism. When I wear my Veteran hat in town, people – usually fellow Boomers – reach for … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Good Conduct Medalist

Veteran’s Day 2019. – I joined the U.S. Air Force 55 years ago last September. My experience was shared by millions of women and men who joined the Aerospace Team since it was founded in 1948. I salute them all. … Continue reading

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Nana Was a Neanderthal

Not enough is known about Neanderthals except we are related to them. Somewhere 40,000 years ago there was a Neanderthal nana who passed on the two to three percent Neanderthal genes you have in your genome. Herewith is a meticulously … Continue reading

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Sex and the evolving male

The debauchery arc of the universe is long, and it bends toward boys. Even Jimmy Carter lusted in his heart. The only surprise is that Fox News never found out with whom. And, look, fellas. None of us are innocent. … Continue reading

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