Category Archives: freedom

Trapped Like Rats

The Lower 48 States of the USA share land borders with two countries. Neither Canada nor Mexico will allow Americans to cross their frontiers. I am stuck in the USA. My families are in Thailand. My son Fenway, grandson Phot, and daughter Pam. And I have more. My daughter Angie. My grandson Sunsun. I have […]

John Lewis Hero RIP

I believe race is too heavy a burden to carry into the 21st century. It’s time to lay it down. We all came here in different ships, but now we’re all in the same boat. – John Lewis

Goodby June 2020

Today is the First day of July. 2020 has been a year dominated by the Covid Crisis, but video of George Floyd’s brutal May 25 murder by the Minneapolis PD has altered the USA. His death sentence was in response to his having passing a counterfeit $20 bill at a convenient store. President Andrew Jackson’s […]

D Day plus 76

During the night of June 6, 1944 24,000 airborne troops had parachuted behind the enemy lines. At 6:03am the Allies conducted an amphibious assault on Hitler’s Atlantic Wall, which the biggest naval invasion in history and included soldiers from the Nazi-occupied lands; Czechs, French, Poles, and the Norse. The five beaches varied in degrees of […]

WALK LIKE A WOMAN by Peter Nolan Smith

Billy Wilder’s SOME LIKE IT HOT was a funny movie about two musicians hiding from the Mob in an all-women band and I didn’t think much about men dressing as women, until my next-door neighbor asked in his basement, “Who you think is prettier? Jack Lemmon or Tony Curtis?” “Neither.” The year was 1964 and […]