When Radio Ruled

  WHEN RADIO RULED  When I came of age, television had invaded our lives.  Ed Sullivan showed us the Beatles, and the nightly news showed us the daily body counts of the dead in Vietnam. Civil Rights, and the Women's Movement.  Revolution in our culture.  Rebellion in our generation.  But change had had preceded us.  [...]

A SHARED MEAL

  A SHARED MEAL     In this year, 2020, we are under attack, attacked by a creature that can't reproduce without us.  That, to the extent that it eats, eats us.  We can't see it, but we can breathe it.  Passing it on in little airborne droplets of mucus.  Covid-19 [Corona Virus Disease, 2019].(6) Almost [...]

Decipherment

 DECIPHERMENT  It's a writing thing.  I do it all the time.  At times, I've made a living from it.  The reading of words backward.  Trying to break the code as to what is really meant, what is left out, and what is the true thinking really going on. Writing is not the science of mathematics.  [...]