Famous Common People I Have Known, Kuko

This election and this fight is all about which side of the table we want to sit on.

Famous Common People I Have Seen, The Greek Perfesser

I went to my state university 1964-1968, having to work my way through school, with no car, and a part-time wage of $2.40/hr at a book store, where I worked 30 hours-a-week, for 4...

Famous Common People I Have Known, A Dog Named Spook

I hope dogs go to heaven.

Famous Common People I Have Known, Luther Brock

And important lessons taught about "How Things Work". Luther Brock is that little fat kid on the second row, third from the right, with the star-struck, clueless look on his face. This was our First Grade...

The Time I Took my Wife to Meet the Girls at Manos in Tokyo

You already know the story of my first visit to Manos, the Russian spy-restaurant in Tokyo. It was 1972. It was run by two brothers from Pittsburgh, former OSS officers during WWII, and within shouting distance...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.