Category Archives: Health

Free As The Breeze

The Soviet Premier Khrushchev famously declared in 1956 that the USSR would bury American Imperialism. Actually he said, “Whether you like it or not, history is on our side.”, but the Western press liked ‘we will bury you’ better. After his election in 1960 President Kennedy was upset by the USSR thinking America was soft […]

Near Death’s Door

Two weeks ago I attended the closing night of the Mekong Restaurant. I drank gin-tonics non-stop. I stayed out late. My friends I partyed like a rock star. Two days later I fell ill with a wicked flu. I was wracked by coughing. My body convulsed with tremors. Sweat pored from my skin. My diet […]

IRISH TWINS by Peter Nolan Smith

I Love My Sleep

As much as I hate Daylight Savings Time, I was happy to sleep for another hour this morning. After waking with the dawn I pulled the covers over my head for shelter from the light and arranged the pillows for renewed comfortability. The next forty-five minutes were mine in slumber. Sleep is the drug. ZZZZZZZZZZZZ. […]

CHICKEN MESSIAHS by Peter Nolan Smith

Several years ago the media covered a story about rat-infested aGreenwich Village KFC. The stock for Yum Corp, which owns the fast food chain along with Taco Bell, dropped fifty cents on the NYSE with the negative news and I felt bad, because for several years I had been a quality control inspector for KFC […]