Category Archives: American Way

Sally Edelstein NYC Subway 2020

A Return to New York City   

I recently wandered the streets of Manhattan. Though a seemingly unremarkable activity for someone who has done just that for over 50 years, in the time of the coronavirus it took on new significance. A week ago I took a

Sally Edelstein NYC Subway 2020

A Return to New York City   

I recently wandered the streets of Manhattan. Though a seemingly unremarkable activity for someone who has done just that for over 50 years, in the time of the coronavirus it took on new significance. A week ago I took a

Trump Little Desk and Playschool desk

Trump, Toddler in Chief

Looks like liddle’ Donnie got an early Christmas present- a gen-u-ine Playskool “I’m Still President  Pretend Desk Playset” complete with an authentic-looking presidential seal. Provides hours of activities and fun for any small tyke. If ever a picture is worth

Trump Little Desk and Playschool desk

Trump, Toddler in Chief

Looks like liddle’ Donnie got an early Christmas present- a gen-u-ine Playskool “I’m Still President  Pretend Desk Playset” complete with an authentic-looking presidential seal. Provides hours of activities and fun for any small tyke. If ever a picture is worth

John kennedy

Remembering JFK and My Weekly Reader

  While others relied on Walter Cronkite for their news of the Kennedy Assassination, My Weekly Reader was the newspaper of record for the grade-school set. The popular publication was a weekly newspaper that covered current events for elementary school

John kennedy

Remembering JFK and My Weekly Reader

  While others relied on Walter Cronkite for their news of the Kennedy Assassination, My Weekly Reader was the newspaper of record for the grade-school set. The popular publication was a weekly newspaper that covered current events for elementary school

Richie Rich Comic and Donald Trump

Donald Trump is No Richie Rich

I feel the need to come to poor Richie Rich’s defense. In a recent interview with the Atlantic Barack Obama called Donald Trump “Richie Rich- the complaining, lying, doesn’t take responsibility for anything type of figure.” Though I agree with

Richie Rich Comic and Donald Trump

Donald Trump is No Richie Rich

I feel the need to come to poor Richie Rich’s defense. In a recent interview with the Atlantic Barack Obama called Donald Trump “Richie Rich- the complaining, lying, doesn’t take responsibility for anything type of figure.” Though I agree with

Times SQ Celebration 2020 1945

Americans Celebrating Victory WWII and 2020

The waiting had been agonizing. Rumors and intimations both good and bad were rampant.  The anxieties and melodrama made biding our time excruciating. Would we be victorious and vanquish an evil authoritarian once and for all? Tension was at a

Times SQ Celebration 2020 1945

Americans Celebrating Victory WWII and 2020

The waiting had been agonizing. Rumors and intimations both good and bad were rampant.  The anxieties and melodrama made biding our time excruciating. Would we be victorious and vanquish an evil authoritarian once and for all? Tension was at a

We the People Did It

We the People did it. We the People pulled America away from the edge of the precipice it was teetering on. We the People saved the American Dream for another generation We saved democracy by acting like Americans. As other

We the People Did It

We the People did it. We the People pulled America away from the edge of the precipice it was teetering on. We the People saved the American Dream for another generation We saved democracy by acting like Americans. As other

Joe FRiday Dragnet

Just the Facts Ma’am

Face the facts. Donald Trump doesn’t like the truth. Stop the counting! Stop the testing! Stop the presses! Trump can’t deal with reality. Let alone facts. Unless they are of the alternative variety. Last night from the podium at the

Joe FRiday Dragnet

Just the Facts Ma’am

Face the facts. Donald Trump doesn’t like the truth. Stop the counting! Stop the testing! Stop the presses! Trump can’t deal with reality. Let alone facts. Unless they are of the alternative variety. Last night from the podium at the

comic

I Grieve For America

Like most of you, the sea of red on the maps this morning is making me queasy. Even with a Biden win, the ugliness and ignorance of this country have been revealed. That half the country could willingly and knowingly

comic

I Grieve For America

Like most of you, the sea of red on the maps this morning is making me queasy. Even with a Biden win, the ugliness and ignorance of this country have been revealed. That half the country could willingly and knowingly

A Vote For Biden!

I just discovered a Biden voter in of all places right in my own backyard. This was truly so out of the blue. A possible, please let it be a good omen. I’ve spent the day feeling as anxious as

A Vote For Biden!

I just discovered a Biden voter in of all places right in my own backyard. This was truly so out of the blue. A possible, please let it be a good omen. I’ve spent the day feeling as anxious as

Surviving Election Day 2020 and Beyond.

This is no day for Kale. There may be those who can be comforted by Chamomile tea but if ever there was a time for stress eating sugar and white flour it is Election Day 2020. On a critical day

Surviving Election Day 2020 and Beyond.

This is no day for Kale. There may be those who can be comforted by Chamomile tea but if ever there was a time for stress eating sugar and white flour it is Election Day 2020. On a critical day