Monthly Archives: May 2011

No Personal Blogs Lately… Nothing New!

Many have asked about my lack of blogging.  Why blog, I ask, when there is nothing new to tell?  Same old… Besides, I am very tired and sad.  Rosana and Rafael have come and gone.  The phone hardly ever rings. … Continue reading

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Défense de Dominique Strauss Kahn

A most sensible piece by a noted philosopher, aptly described here: Bernard-Henri Lévy est de tous les combats pour la dignité de l’être humain.  Il maintient la tradition des écrivains engagés dans l’action et les idées, tels Malraux, Sartre et … Continue reading

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At 100, Still a Teacher, and Quite a Character -Bel Kaufman

This is really something to read an enjoy! I have it in Facebook, but not everybody is a member there. At 100, Still a Teacher, and Quite a Character Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times Bel Kaufman, author of “Up … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

I have just run across this piece, extremely well written by an intelligent and logical person we all know. martha Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi … Continue reading

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More on Doctors and Diet and Valerie’s New (great) Job

Friday the 13th.  It does not mean anything to me.  For us the “bad luck” day is Tuesday the 13th.  Don’t ask me why. I used to know, but I can’t remember now. I am still in a fog, woozy … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATION IS JUSTICE? AMERICA CELEBRATES VENGEANCE

NOTE:  Since I agree with the views expressed in this piece, I copied the URL to send it to people I know would appreciate it.  Every time I tried to send it the server rejected it as “SPAM”.  Are they … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in Facebook

Some in Facebook thought it would be a good idea to replace their Profile picture with one of their mother today. Our daughters are very original, as usual! This is the one Rosana posted: Rosana Francescato OKay, so this is … Continue reading

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