Author Archives: Michael E. Sedgwick

About Michael E. Sedgwick

I live in a beautiful retirement community beneath the Catalina Mountains, 26 miles north of Tucson, and enjoy writing short stories, novels, memoirs and essays. I've been married to a wonderful woman for 56 years and enjoy traveling the world with her.

HYPOCRISY ALONG PARTY LINES

The hypocrisy across the nation is growing steadily from day to day in the last few years.  Minnesota Congresswoman, Ilhan Abdullahi Omar, is currently in the news because she accused someone of dual allegiance to the U.S. and Israel, maybe a … Continue reading

Posted in Government, In The News, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

SOCIALISM VERSUS COMMUNISM

I was disappointed to hear via National Public Radio that a recent poll showed the majority of people in the U.S. voted in favor of capitalism and against socialism. I am disappointed because President Trump, that source of all current … Continue reading

Posted in Essays, Government, HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, Humor, In The News, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

FABULOUS ADDITION TO CONGRESS

With the wonderful addition of so many women to Congress in 2019, may we dare to hope that the most important of the many problems facing this nation will at last be addressed after an age of lethargy and lining … Continue reading

Posted in Government, In The News, Politics, Uncategorized

WIDESPREAD MALAISE

If you have needed to contact businesses or corporations of any size in recent years, have you noticed that so many of the people who answer your phone call have a tired, apathetic attitude to your inquiry or message. If, … Continue reading

Posted in Consumer products, education, Uncategorized | Tagged

MINUTES

The minutes in one’s life slip by so quickly and sometimes we foolishly urge them to fly by even faster. When one calculates how many minutes have elapsed since events important to us occurred, one is forced to wonder if … Continue reading

Posted in Essays, Humor, MEMOIR, Uncategorized | Tagged ,

PEACE PERFECT PEACE

Election fights at last are o’er and all is now quiet in the towns and across the meadows. Media waves no longer insult the air and placards have gone off the streets. No longer need to call our rivals liars … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Poems, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged

MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS

  You call the office of your primary care physician, dentist, or blood testing laboratory for an appointment. After a little back and forth you both agree on a date. The provider asks if 3 pm will be suitable for … Continue reading

Posted in HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, Uncategorized, WASTE | Tagged ,