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


“To venture is to gain” is an old adage. These days not to venture means not to have a job.

Some fear the future. Me, at age 80, I’ll take ANY future.

“I await the dawn.” Daily prayer of those who are elderly.

Machines now check books in and out of library. What about those wonderful librarians?

The US Army taught me to hate a line, any line!

Some read ingredients of what is consumed. Me, I am a gambler in life.

According to Republicans, there are no left turns in Heaven.

Republican Math: Firing people results in more jobs. That sure was not what Mrs. Klingkerfuss taught me in math.

I feel guilty in a coffee shop taking a booth. I just need my privacy.

For all too many humans, the “self” is an unwelcome stranger.