Archive for the 'Life and Life Only' Category


How can we expect the Saudis to tell the truth when our own President tells whoppers on a regular basis? The WaPo, which I started subscribing to a few months back, because I was sick of running out of free articles, following the paper on Twitter because the NYT overtweets and needing to read Margaret […]


You never know how something will play out until you experience it. I learned this lesson when I was 9, when I didn’t want to go to T.O. Baum’s party. We went to SAAC together, that’s “Science And Arts Camp.” It was held at an elementary school in Westport, Connecticut that no longer exists. It’s […]


Well I love that dirty water Oh, Boston you’re my home But it’s not. But it was my mother’s. She grew up in Peabody. Which is not pronounced like Mr. Peabody and his Pet Boy Sherman, but Pea-BUDDY! Kinda like San Pedro if you live in SoCal. Outsiders would pronounce it in Spanish, but locals […]

Bob Geldof

The best story was playing Boggle with Barbra Streisand and Gregory Peck. Or maybe it was getting a call from the Pope, after telling a Cardinal how to deal with the Russians. Not that Bob was boasting, but this is is his life. I was worried, that he’d be irascible and withholding…ANYTHING BUT! First he […]