Monthly Archives: April 2020

Step # 1 Normalization From Covid 19

This early evening a soaking rain has cleared the streets of Brooklyn. Bad weather keeps people in their houses and apartments. New York has been locked down since 8pm March 16 per order of the governor and mayor. That evening I closed the 169 Bar with my comrades and since then I have been isolation. […]

VOW OF SILENCE by Peter Nolan Smith

Almost everyone in the world has a phone. Cellular service can connect New York with Antarctica or Greenland. I can call my son Fenway’s mom and Mam will pick up in Thailand. Every minute millions of cellular calls and SMS messages crisscross the globe searching billions of destinations. We are so close, yet so far […]

Dr. Donald Henderson – Surveillance and Containment

According to Wikipedia the origin of smallpox is unknown. The earliest evidence of the disease dates to the 3rd century BCE in Egyptian mummies.The disease historically occurred in outbreaks. Yoruba people blamed the sickness on Sopona. In 18th-century Europe, it is estimated 400,000 people per year died from the disease, and one-third of the cases […]

Death To Capitalism

The government had printed $2 trillion to assist small businesses in this time of crisis. Most of the money was sent to banks, corporations, and Amazon, who recently showed Bezos’ largesse by donating $250,000 to booksellers. None of my friends running local restaurants and neighborhood stores have received a nickel from the greedy bastards in […]

Sud De France

For thousands of years the Mediterranean Sea has been a jewel. Wines, olives, and slaves flowed from the coast. Wealth drenched cities. I arrived there in 1982. Antibes. The city had existed since the Bronze Ages. I only knew for the now of 1982. Women shadowed by the Mare Nostrum. Friends. Friend and husband, a […]