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

I miss the cop who walked the beat.

Some only know Evil as a friend.

Conventional Wisdom rarely is.

In my east European Jewish neighborhood, few celebrated Valentine’s Day.

I prefer forgetting a villain and remembering a hero.

Love is a bank account that only grows in size despite withdrawals.

Always remember that love trumps hate.

Use your mind as a reflecting tool.

There should be a government bonus to anyone who hits 100.

An employee is allowed to give a girl friend a free drink.

For some, there is no day of reckoning.

I have always kept faith in love, have you?

Some times I think God never made it out of the minor leagues into the major league.

We assume an Asian family is close and happy. An assumption.

I wonder if any time is really, lost.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

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When there is no unknown to explore,will humans disappear?

No warmer feeling than that of one elderly person greeting another.

I so enjoy dawn, still alive.

I wonder if God feels pleased when Dawn arrives?

People in fear need fearless leaders.

Some spend their lives seeking to be afraid-of something!

I wonder if there is a committee in Heaven that decides who cannot enter.

People are more alike than different-they are PEOPLE!

Some start engine while buckling up.

God must be a gambler,why else so many billions of planets?

Some are runners, I am a walker in life.

Some walk with hands clutched on the waist.

Some inherit hate, some love.

A child’s dilemma these days, bother dad or mom’s iPad?

Love is a drink to be sipped, not to gulp down.

Few at fast food places read receipt.

Every child enjoys playing with hair.

I do not understand why my distant ancestors left warmth for northern cold?

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 place finger on lip while listening.

Some pat leg while listening.

Some inspect the table and chairs before sitting.

Life is merely a rehearsal for Death.

Men smooth down the collar before buttoning up the jacket.

Study the unknown to know the known.

In my head I hear, “die heimat es veit”– the homeland is far away.

I work hard these days recalling names from the past.

TV commentators always smile. What happy people!

No Reality show is Reality.

We all too often in life skirt disaster.

Old people are now the ones who read comic strips in newspapers.

Be a friend to one to become a friend to all.

I wonder if God uses Twitter.

Remember, some place in this world the sun is shining.

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

The job I would never take-coal miner.

Some DO deserve what they get in life.

If I see a white bearded old man, my mind sees God.

Modern life means strangers intrude into our daily lives.

Older one becomes,the slower one rises from seat.

Why only one day set aside for love– Valentine’s day?

We set aside every day for hate and war.

Shocking news- a gay football player, what next, a gay Republican candidate?

I increasingly spill my coffee.

Some are dainty eaters, I am not.

For some, any change is scary.

Some are born with the look of an “official.”

Some are natural born losers.

Some are natural born winners.

Some caress hair with right, but not the left hand.

A McDonald employee is allowed to hug an elderly person.

We humans so love to judge behavior of other humans.

A wise person signs a non-aggression pact with Death.

I wonder if there are traffic jams on other planets?

I wonder if there are male and female bathrooms on other planets?

Be always on guard against the beast of hate.

Our children represent eternal life for us.

Never open the door if hate knocks!

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

These days we invent “enemies.”

We attribute to others our own fears.

I love the sound of a fire truck.

We see who we wish to see.

Long time since I made love in the afternoon.

There are the wages of sin and the wages of love.

I do not feel guilty about anything I have done in life.

I wonder which “human rights” are universal among life forms.

I wonder which emotions are possessed by aliens that are not known to humans.

I prefer snow falling when I am inside.

Some shrug shoulders when laughing.

My tendency is to accept life as it is.

I wonder what our ancestors from Africa thought at the first encounter with snow?

We need a government to give structure to our lives.

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

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

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT

I am a seeker of coupons.

Some young girls stride with a swagger.

I never possessed a tough heart.

Have a hunch the last judgment is merely a prelude to the first.

Parent’s main task in life is being a model for children.

Some lean body to right to read.

For each person there is a last summons to life.

To “connect” with another requires human relations’ skills.

To forget one’s origins it to forget who one is.

Staff at McDonald’s constantly asks if I am “OK?”

To dialogue with self is the best form of therapy.

I so wish I learned how to dance.

One day most humans will become human.

I Jew cannot remain silent when oppression occurs, especially by Jews.

I still feel awkward if someone serves me.

Gee, I don’t remember the last time I wore an ear muff.

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 nod in agreement as clutch coffee cup tightly.

There comes a time in life when time just is time.

I no longer walk with the certainty of the 13 year old.

I so miss running with the wind in my face.

I live for eternity, the question is whether eternity wishes my presence?

We are simply a fragment of the human experience.

I adhere to a strict daily routine.

Few know me for who I am. Can be said about everyone.

Child used to share daily life with mom, now dad is present.

Americans in 2014 lack a sense of destiny.

Americans in 2014 are trapped in the moment.

Sometimes, there is solitude in solitude.

There are patterns in our lives, some natural, some man made.

I enjoy the peace of aloneness.

There are friends for the moment, and few for life.

I hesitate to intrude on the lives of others.

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

Teach children what you do not know.

I still respect my elders at age 83.

Study past to understand present.

I am surrounded by laptops during morning coffee.

I am upset if no newspapers are lying around the coffee shop.

Some smile and roll eyes.

An American flag fluttering in wind fills me with patriotism.

We rarely ask of our self to go beyond our self.

Moment of uncertainty seeing person who looks like someone you know.

I have a tendency not to agree with other humans.

Few experience the moment of truth.

Some check receipt as depart.

Moment of shock seeing mail man eating.

Dilemma of modern life: do I love iPad more than spouse?

I frequently wonder what will succeed the car.

We are all players in the drama of life.

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 a time to let go in life.

Even God can not judge, so why do you?

We used to share ideas, now we turn to iPad.

I have never been on a diet.

I only admire those deserving to be admired.

Embrace love to be embraced.

I wonder if Heaven has a toll gate.

Some fear an idea, it is only an idea!

I have never had keys dangling from belt.

Always keep moving on the road of life.

Some hold empty cup while listening.

Enjoy the company of those who laugh.

In a group, wife looks toward husband when speaking.

In time, there arrives a moment when there is no time left.

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 take the low, some take the high road in life.

For some, always fourth down in life.

Some stumble through life.

Some men stand while reading newspapers, women do not.

Never fear the unknown, one day it will become known.

Nothing more phony than TV newscast enthusiasm.

America needs more meeting places for seniors.

My life is spent seeking bargains.

Long time since I heard: “Shalom.”

Some seek warmth of oblivion.

Some place hand to side when eating.

Each morning brings a new twist to life.

Some chew rapidly.

Some seek physical death, some mental.

Parting of ways can be temporary or final.