Happy Thanksgiving !!!!

Once again, Thanksgiving is upon us. Last year- 2020- I posted the blog below which I believe is as relevant today as it was last year. So, I would like to share it again. And.... again I want to thank each of you for such a great year. I  deeply [Read More]

By |November 19th, 2021|Odd stuff|

The Known and the Unknown

      At a February 12, 2002, news briefing, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld explained the limitations of intelligence reports: "There are known knowns. There are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say, we know there are some things we [Read More]

By |November 5th, 2021|Odd stuff|

Mediations vs Trials

Last week’s mail brought a Los Angeles County Superior Court Jury Summons by which I am ordered to be available in March for civil jury trials at the main civil courthouse in downtown Los Angeles ….in the middle of a pandemic. Needless to say, due to the surge of the [Read More]

By |February 12th, 2021|Odd stuff, Uncategorized|

Reflections on the last 525,600 minutes!

The Broadway musical, "Rent" has a song entitled "Seasons of Love" which starts off by asking: Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes. Five hundred twenty five thousand moments so dear. five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes. How do you measure, Measure a year? In daylights? In [Read More]

By |December 18th, 2020|Odd stuff|

Difficult Conversations

Recently, a friend of mine challenged me to write a blog about how to survive Thanksgiving dinner considering our recent election. Some will be happy while others will be distraught at the results; yet we will all be sitting around the same table (virtually?) breaking bread together. She then told [Read More]

By |November 25th, 2020|Odd stuff|

The Impermanence of Life

The high holy holiday of Yom Kippur was celebrated recently. The bad news is that no one could attend services in person. The good news is that services were on Zoom which enabled me (for the first time in decades) to attend services in my hometown-2700 miles away. There, the [Read More]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Odd stuff|