Monthly Archives: February 2022

Winter War II

I was wrong about No War between Russia and the Ukraine. Yesterday Boris Putin ordered the invasion of the Ukraine. The President for Life claimed that steppes always had belonged to Russia. His troops made quick advances. No one wants a war. Especially not in winter like the USSR’s failed attack in 1939. Covid has […]

George Washington – 2022

Today America celebrates President’s Day to honor past presidents, but especially George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. New York only recognizes George Washington on his birthday of February 22, 1732 almost three hundred years ago. Gilbert Stuart painted the Father of the Nation as a white man as had countless other artists, however historically many English […]

George, Washington 1972

Back in late August 1972 my college friend Ptrov Sinski and I hitchhiked west from Seattle. A rancher left us off at exit 149, serving George, Washington, a small farming community surrounded by endless fields of ripening wheat. The two of us ignored the sign forbidding hitchhiking, but within ten minutes a Highway Patrol car […]

True Lack Of Color

George Washington has been revered as the Father of this Country for decades. The Virginian planter and his wife owned 318 slaves. The victor over the British forces has always been painted full-white, however the climate was deadly to white women. Whites exercised droit seigneur over the chattel women and girls. The races mixed in […]

Columbia Wrightsville Bridge

This week I drove west from New York to pick up a sheet of laminated glass from York PA. The clouds opened up several times, as I drove Studio 40’s pickup on I78. The interstate skirted Easton, Bethlehem, and Allentown. I dropped south at Hamburg and followed the Schuykill River to Route 222. A patch […]