We offer observations on the human condition from a twenty year old mind trapped in an 80 year old body.


Is it kosher for girls selling girl scout cookies to eat them?

If I should die, I hope to awaken on a distant planet inhabited by intelligent life forms who are peaceful.

We sell day old bread at discount, but not day old cookies. Why?

There are no second acts for empires. You get one shot.

The older we get, the more our bodies desire warm weather.

Republicans continue claiming we have the “best medical system.” But, we are now 12 in life expectancy. Just exactly what is the best- the one which enables people to live longer or the one which allows insurance companies to make more money?

I have ceased reading obituaries. I will see them soon enough.

To be disliked is not always a mistake. It depends on who does the disliking.

I once dreamed of riches, today I dream of life.

Obama punts on third down to play it safe.

In any group of elderly folk, the bald headed man is the leader.

It is sixty years since I heard the Army expression, “shit on shingles.”

The only time humans run out of words is when they die.

I doubt if Tea Party folk would compromise with God, they got values.

In the end, the only value of any worth is one’s human dignity.

The grandson invariably is taller than grand dad.

I enjoy when a woman shrieks in delight when meeting a friend.

New name: the Repulsive Party.

I have never been able to maintain anger for more than two days.

I never fold my hands around a coffee cup.

Money is not the root of evil. It is the root of freedom.

Small children enjoy wiping their faces.

I never bite my nails. Why do people?