“Lemon, Honey!”

Many years ago, Mrs. tVM read an article praising the health benefits of drinking tea made from lemons and honey.  For at least five years, I have made it a habit to make this tasty concoction and drink a cup daily, most often immediately following my morning bike ride. Lemons are fortified with Vitamin C […]

Faith Amid Doubt… Lincoln Still Smiles

The American landscape has changed drastically since I played chip-up baseball with Johnny Senger, Ray “Ping” Connors, the Filio brothers, and a handful of other future big-leaguers from nearby neighborhoods on the vacant lot behind the swamp next to our house on West Housatonic Street.  Kids don’t do that anymore. America has been far from […]

Extremists

The lawlessness and chaos of recent days are greatly disturbing. Many years ago, I defined my three greatest heroes as Jesus, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.  They were extremists and the three men have made the most profound and positive impact on humanity since hominids began to walk upright.  Common to each is his […]

Meet Me in OZ

I love America. I love the freedoms bestowed upon me as an American citizen, freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution and its 27 Amendments. As much as I love America, that is how much I dislike the selfish way too many Americans interpret our freedoms such that they consider themselves entitled and refuse to be considerate […]