Category Archives: Writing & Social Commentary

Please Listen

    The Levee is Dry The days come and go. The months come and [...]

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College Classes

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iPhone Trick

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The End of Magical Thinking

The End of Magical Thinking The Beginning of Magical Thinking On a Humorous Note Raising [...]

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Biden Gets Speech Coaching / Zoppe Circus in Town

Hey Rick, It’s Joe Biden Calling 9:30AM: Ring, ring… Rick: Hello. Voice on the phone: [...]

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Appreciation

After three days, the tent came down, and every goddamned termite was dead, dead, dead. [...]

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The Rich Men North of Richmond

The Rich Men North of Richmond, They Take It All!   Capitalism, 1956 16 Tons [...]

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My Biology Story

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The $40 Car Wash

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A Wedding and Changing Language

A Beautiful Backyard Wedding On February 18, our daughter, Katy, married Nate Munger in a [...]

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Two Joyous Days

Two Joyous Days Joyous Day #One From the time she could hardly walk across the [...]

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84 in March. Seriously?

  84 in March! In March, I turn 84. Jesus. How did this happen? It [...]

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Prediction: The End of Donald Trump

       Let ‘er Rip Blog from June 26, 2022:   Prediction: The End of Donald [...]

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Abortion and Bees

  Mary Tyler Moore is Pregnant! …or…Why I’m  ‘Pro-Life’ If you’re a “Boomer,” you will [...]

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The Heart of a Scrub Nurse / No One is Above the Law

               The Heart of a Scrub Nurse I was still in excruciating pain after my [...]

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Photography + The Essence of Fox News

Photos: Some New, Some Old The Essence of Fox News My new favorite commentator is Nick [...]

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Post-Roe: Birth Control Now a Crime?

Post-Roe: Birth Control Now a Crime? The Washington Post reported that after the demise of [...]

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Scary Times

Planned Parenthood For one of my One-Man Shows in 2018, I donated profits to Planned [...]

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Tim Garthwaite Memorial

Tim Garthwaite Memorial Growing up in Berkeley, Tim was the closest thing I had to [...]

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Why? Shareholder value!!!

Why? Washington politician on cable news: “Why? Why does this keep happening? Is there anything [...]

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Guns: Same ol’ Same ol’

Same ol’ Same ol’ Republicans: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families. Dems: [...]

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