Category Archives: Essays

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

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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

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At the END OF THE DAY

At the END OF THE DAY is a collection of the best of the author’s short stories, published previously in OF HEAVEN & EARTH and REPORT FROM MARS, together with selected essays, poems and memoirs written over the past thirty years. … Continue reading

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OUR FUTURE

Most of us who remain in the upscale retirement community where I live, congratulate ourselves on being isolated from the crime and mischief that occurs outside our boundaries. We are indeed fortunate to be able to pursue our pickle-ball, golf, … Continue reading

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I HAVE A COMPLAINT

Everyone thinks he or she is a better driver than most other drivers are, but I believe there are a lot out there who should receive electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or, in exceptional cases, a dose of potassium cyanide. Topping my … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE a stream of consciousness essay

The future is like the end of the rainbow; you never catch up with it — it’s always just beyond one’s reach. One’s reach is a distance that people in ancient times sought to quantify, for trade and construction purposes. … Continue reading

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