Plague Diary – Day 2

Day 2 – Total confirmed cases in US: 4,661 In 1762, when a map of our collection of colonies looked like this: the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade was marched in New York City. From then until now, through wars and blizzards, the parade was never canceled. Until this year. I have lived in thisContinue reading “Plague Diary – Day 2”

OK, Boomer

There is something that happens between every generation when the younger one begins to supplant the older one. And it’s not always pretty. Especially for the older one. The older generation for me, when mine was the younger one, lived through The Great Depression and World War II, witnessing horrors I couldn’t understand. Horrors thatContinue reading “OK, Boomer”

The Roaring Twenties

The first couple of decades of a new century are like a hangover: the opposite of a fresh start. All the mistakes of the recent past are still festering in the blood, making us sick and stupid, and bringing out the worst in us. The third decade brings with it the roar of the newContinue reading “The Roaring Twenties”