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Happy Years – Both Old And New

This was to be my year of technology and learning to play the flute. I mastered neither. Lofty goals they were. Friends smarter than I consoled me with multiple validating reasons how failure is acceptable and not representative of my … Continue reading



Breaking News: Media Shows Compassion

What a difference a bit of decency makes in the news business. NBC’s Today Show reported this morning that in spite of the release of the Sandy Hook 9-1-1 recordings yesterday, the network chose not to air them for a … Continue reading


Before CNN

Before CNN there was Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley and Frank McGee. Today’s media coverage of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy doesn’t remind us just of that terrible day, but also showcases the integrity of … Continue reading