Tag Archive: ACLU

Dec 18

‘Tis the Season to Donate

In Brief—Bay points out the necessity for ignoring the commerciality that smothers the real meaning of the season and spending your money on the worthy causes that can really make a difference. “Ho, Ho, Ho!” Donations That Have Real Impact— We all need another tie or toy like we need water in our shoes. How …

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Sep 25

Marijuana: Benefits and Dangers

In Brief—A discussion of marijuana and other drugs examines the facts, the myths and the misunderstandings surrounding the acceptance of and resistance against consciousness-altering substances. America’s Erratic Drug Policies— I have a confession. I have used consciousness-altering drugs until 2011 when a tumor and an operation ended my use. I drank wine, an occasional dram …

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Dec 06

‘Tis the Season to be Giving

In Brief—This is the time of year when our thoughts turn to what we will give Uncle Charlie or the kids to keep the wheels of commerce turning. Well, let’s initiate a change this year and make it a real season of giving. ———————————————————————————————————————- “Happy Holidays” instead of “Bah, Humbug!”— I’m not Scrooge! Really! As …

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Oct 12

The Mirror Doesn’t Lie

In Brief—A reminiscence on the years too rapidly gone and the reality of looking in the mirror and seeing an old person looking back. Maturity sneaks up on all of us. ——————————————————————————– Memory and Maturity— Narcissus, a handsome and overly proud youth, offended the Olympian god Nemesis because of his excessive pride in his looks, …

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Aug 22

Words of Welcome and Some Descriptions of “Worth Checking Out”

Words of welcome and some explanations Welcome to my blog. This initial posting will provide you with some personal background and a description of the “Worth Checking Out” names and organizations you may not recognize. Personal stuff I was born in the middle of an America that today is different yet disturbingly similar in some …

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