Apr 112017

Cast adrift in a Brave New World of fake news and alternative facts? I grew up with them. Long ago on a planet far away (the twentieth century in Philadelphia), I had a friend whose father was a member of the John Birch Society. My father, in contrast, was a dyed-red-in-the-wool leftist. We agreed that […]

Sep 132013
The Single Boomer, the G.I. Tract, Rube Goldberg (and Stalin)

We Boomers are all over fifty, a period of life that sometimes resembles being an aging automobile in need of an endless series of mechanical tune-ups. We’re not old enough for the dreaded “organ recital,” but as Boomers determined to live forever, we require lots of maintenance to remain in the zone of the “chronologically […]