Category Archives: Nobody Asked Me, but…

Twice a week we express our views on issues of major or minor concern in America as well as throughout the world.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Simplicity is beauty.

For ever victory in war there is a defeat.

Mystery of Life: why Americans have this fanatic desire for guns.

An organization has one goal in life–to survive.

Some travel the well worn roads of life.

Some know what they know and that is sufficient.

There are physical places we shall never visit and mental ones within our mind.

There are times in life to be unseen.

I am a child of the past.

Oh, to be a child of the future.

Better to read about war than to be in one.

No greater joy than reading.

Some hold pages of book as they read, I do not.

There are men who itch to fight. There are times not to scratch.

Some seek to go beyond the horizon.

These days I sit in the company of old men and women.

Some are on a perpetual joyride in life.

There are times to hold back.

There are times to go forth.

Some have natural look of anger on face.

I detest waste, particularly of talent.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

I am a natural born hustler in life.

Some take the high road, some the low road and some no road.

Fewer men in suits at McDonald’s these days.

I wonder if anyone still uses a handkerchief.

Eventually cars will disappear, then what?

Some spread out the newspaper to cover the table when reading it.

Some charge through life headed for Death.

Music we knew as children lasts a lifetime in our minds.

Long time since I heard, “head for the hills.”

Some pick up newspaper with authority as though a precious item.

Unemployment hurts the wallet but damages the heart much more.

I wonder in heaven if they have gated communities for the wealthy.

Simplicity is beauty.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human experience from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

In my slum neighborhood we considered anyone who carried a gun, Crazy Sam.

In the Army a “gun” is your prick. A rifle is your weapon.

In America a pseudo macho feeling is found in too many places.

I wonder if dawn breaks on other planets.

Some tap foot while listening to another speak.

We refer to the “Gods of War,” but never the “Gods of Peace.”

Mom working with kids in library is a joyous sight.

In the end we become our genes.

The initial crapshoot in life is birth.

These days I walk slower.

At age 83, Death hovers around the corner of life.

Fewer tellers in the bank, more money for those owning banks.

We refer to a “day of reckoning” but not a night of one.

To “rediscover” is just as joyous as to “discover.”

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUTA

Three companions, they talk, two depart, loneliness?

I do not recall discount coupons in the Depression.

These days I gaze at beauty but will never do.

Modern problem, Americans dislike ALL leaders.

Women enjoy kissing the cheek.

Women place knuckles under chin while listening.

Few teen agers read the comics, I do.

I miss long hair on women.

Some await midnight, I await dawn.

Women used to show off children, today the show off iPad.

Some zip up jacket on entering coffee shop.

I wonder if sky is blue around other planets.

Some women hold purse in hands, other around wrist.

For a president to “know” requires multiple voices.

In near future there will be robot tellers in banks.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Some wipe mouth with napkin, me, with hand.

There is always a moment in life when a life altering decision is made.

I assume one day there will no longer be cars.

If three women walk together, one is slightly ahead.

I wonder if some Gods alter their creation?

All too often modern Jews behave like olden peoples.

We can only describe what we see or feel.

I never regret what I have done.

I miss the noise of the 5 cent Dover theater.

To study the past is to understand the present.

We must bear witness to oppression.

Old French expression, “Je crois, alors, je suis.”

Some must sip drink as they walk.

At age 83, I must press down on table to rise.

One can never underestimate stupidity of generals.

One old man with 8 ladies-WOW!

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Most children trust parents until….

I do not like feeling of being crowded.

Fewer children per family alters parent attitudes toward children.

I wonder if ‘hate’ is a universal emotion.

When one speaks on cell phone others in booth gaze upward.

Snow advisory to older folk not important, we are not going out.

I would have made an excellent ‘character actor.”

Place four teen girls in a booth and laughter emerges.

In modern America, few who regulate are regulated.

I frequently wonder what I will never know.

Death should be compelled to take a holiday if there is a blizzard.

Fewer men these days pull out chair for woman.

Some sit with hands folded in front of face.

We all agree that we live, we die, and there is where we disagree.

In most groups the iPad controls conversation.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer comments on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

There are times to behave crazy, keeps others off balance.

Dad and son enjoy wearing same colored jacket.

We recall the unusual more than the usual.

Some place finger on page when reading, I do not.

The unknown always offers more interesting possibilities than the known.

If you seek security, then don’t get born.

Some children use fork to eat, others use fingers.

Being bored is boring.

Child eventually reaches the age when she leads mom into store.

I fear heights, for me, always the solid ground of life.

We struggle in the darkness of youth.

Cups have warning they are hot, that’s why I bought it.

These days, common at a table to have three girls and one boy.

If you are over 80 then winter sucks.

I do not understand the anger by conservatives against scientists.

For the wealthy there never is a day of reckoning.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

There is always another alternative.

Cynicism is the opiate of modern youth.

I feel proud paying a library fine, contributing to good.

All too many express angry towards those who are poor.

If a light emerges on my dashboard so does fear and anxiety.

There are baggy pant and trim pants people in life.

In the end, it is merely another act in a drama without a conclusion.

Problem: these days people retire and become bored.

Active minds can lead to active bodies.

I see more fathers with kids these days.

There are times to take a vacation from being cynical.

If God takes a vacation, why not me?

Some classify restaurants by food, me, by bathroom cleanliness.

I still at 83 check if woman has ring on finger.

For some, lechery never dies.

Evil resides in the person, not their money.

For the NRA, how about a daily shoot out at high noon??

I wonder if people watch television in Heaven.

There are moments when curiosity invites Death.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

At age 83, live one day at a time.

Long time since I rode a sleigh.

I await the cane,with dread.

At points in life, clear the deck of life.

I never was given more than a quarter by mom for anything.

I think as a child of 12 at age 83.

Moms give daughters a special look.

I wonder why only one youth per person.

Old Adage: “I am the captain of my fate.” No truer words said.

Some hold coffee cup by top,some by bottom.

I do not think like a human. Thank God.

Some chew and read, I do one or the other.

Always venture into the unknown, then it will not be.

Hitting age seventy means there is nothing left to lose.

Lack a daily job and lose track of days of the week.

A child reaches new stage of life when can dump the garbage.

Dawn breaks, at least some place in the world.

White hair generates smiles from elderly women.

In olden days, the child posed questions, these days they offer answers.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer observations on the human condition from a 23 year old mind trapped in an 83 year old body.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

Modernity ends reliance on ancient ideas.

A new year does not end old problems.

Wisdom is to never cease seeking wisdom.

These days parents teach children to clean tables before departing restaurant.

Humans are a blip on the path of human evolution.

We attribute to enemies powers they never had.

As a child,I always felt ignorant, at age 83, continue to feel that way.

Some walk holding coffee cup with fingers.

Modern times, a debate to gaze at iPad or grandson.

In group of three women, one is the tech leader.

Technology confuses youth to believe information equal wisdom.

I went to college to learn, not to be taught.

Curiosity transformed the amoeba into a thinking human.

The most important thing “to know” is the need “to know.”

Knowledge is not fixed in time, it changes each moment of time.

Mom talks on cell phone, son plays with iPad and grandpa gazes into infinity.

I so miss sitting in class listening to a great mind in action.