I stumbled upon this photograph I had taken as a boy scout on Jamboree. The Trade Towers still were under construction in 1973 and now they are gone. Gone too it seems is the sense of a cohesive America we felt at that time. … More September 11 Remembrance
Our children, it seems, face greater hurdles than they have in the past, and the hurdles are spaced closer together than ever before. I asked my long time associate and local clinical physiologist Dr. Barry Nyman Ph.d. into the studio to reflect on his long career and his impressions on where we have been as … More The Dr. Barry Nyman PhD Interview
I grew up in a village called Immaculate Conception Parish in the 1960’s. We had a fundamental narrative about how life was supposed to be, where your place in the universe was, and a sense of right and wrong. Ultimately this was shattered by a remarkably critical world that tossed that narrative aside without much thought and … More But it is 1978!
Scene: Barber shop with men waiting. Monsignor Mattie’s is there for a hair cut as well, reading a newspaper. A spread of Playboy magazines lie on the table in front of him. “Padre”, one of the other patron’s ask him “what do you think of all these dirty books?” The day this place loses it’s dirty books is the day … More Everett Elks Club : Man Cave From A Different Time
And so it has come to pass that the latest revelation about sexual abuse has been brought against the Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Counsel and their sponsors. With this suit comes a flood of memories, not all good, but none awful. Media reports the abuse occurring at two of the scout camps I … More Modern Motto: Be Prepared for Anything