Monthly Archives: January 2017

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Trump merchandise and womens march merchandise

A Tale of Two Cities- Washington DC Inauguration Weekend

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. It was two days in January  where two worlds threatened to collide. Alternative lifestyles and alternative

Trump merchandise and womens march merchandise

A Tale of Two Cities- Washington DC Inauguration Weekend

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. It was two days in January  where two worlds threatened to collide. Alternative lifestyles and alternative

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

womens-march-washington-eventdetails

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

womens-march-washington-eventdetails

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

Time Magazine JFK inauguration

Color Me Hopeful- Remembering the Kennedy Inauguration

Tomorrow is a day of no TV for me. Inauguration day, 2017 my TV goes dark. For over 50 years I have watched with pride every televised presidential swearing-in.  Whether on an oversize mahogany housed Philco, a portable RCA, a

Time Magazine JFK inauguration

Color Me Hopeful- Remembering the Kennedy Inauguration

Tomorrow is a day of no TV for me. Inauguration day, 2017 my TV goes dark. For over 50 years I have watched with pride every televised presidential swearing-in.  Whether on an oversize mahogany housed Philco, a portable RCA, a

vintage illustration drs and health emergency

Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

vintage illustration drs and health emergency

Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

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Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

carrie-fisher-debbie-reynolds-55

Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

Sally Edelstein Collage of appropriated images

Trump to White Working Class: You’ve Been Scammed!

There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute Trump supporters who have carelessly catapulted a charlatan into the White House serve only to prove P.T. Barnum’s famous line “There’s a sucker born every minute.” The brash NY businessman/reality star  follows in the

Sally Edelstein Collage of appropriated images

Trump to White Working Class: You’ve Been Scammed!

There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute Trump supporters who have carelessly catapulted a charlatan into the White House serve only to prove P.T. Barnum’s famous line “There’s a sucker born every minute.” The brash NY businessman/reality star  follows in the