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A New Identity, a New Life

February 1, 2020


Not too long ago I was listening to a John Grisham novel in my truck somewhere along Interstate 65 on way up to or back from Tennessee. It was a pleasant way to pass few hours “dead” time for me, just dodging cars all zooming along a lot faster than me going my plodding 70MPH, […]

What Do You Do? Part One

August 17, 2019


Years ago —in 1979 or 1980—I went to a black-tie banquet at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan—where a Cabinet-level Secretary of Something or Another spoke. The table where I sat was sponsored by W. R. Grace & Co., then with headquarters in New York City. I happened to be one of the invited guests, a […]


September 16, 2018


Years ago, I had an opportunity to work in NYC or Washington, D.C. for the new administration of the old movie actor, Ronald Reagan, elected president, Nov. 1979. I think I voted for him since I thought his predecessor and Democratic candidate, Jimmy Carter, had failed rather signally as president, although I admired him as […]