Today is my 59th birthday, marking a milestone in life. The most obvious is that it begins the final year of the decade of my 50's. However, it also marks my farewell to Middle Age.
Alright, the liberation to get back to writing political and social commentary! Perhaps I owe a debt of gratitude to the far left lunatics who tried cyber-bullying me in recent days. They obviously had no idea who they were dealing with. Let's start with what actually happened. During Thursday night's Philadelphia Eagles preseason game, backup … Continue reading Liberated by Kaepernick-supporting lefty trolls
This past Friday, January 19, was my last official day on the payroll of the Philadelphia Police Department. After nearly three decades, I hung up my badge and gun, riding off into the sunset of retirement. I come from a Philly Cop family. My brother, Mike, remains on the job as a Sergeant with the … Continue reading Three decades as a Philly Cop come to a close
Mike, our Dad, and myself in the late 1960's The calendar is about to flip not only to the end of a month, but also to the end of another year. The end of December causes most of us to take a glance back at the events of the past year. As usual, this one … Continue reading 2017: the year that I lost my Dad – but in the end, not really
The importance in writing is not whether you make money from your creative output, though I will never undervalue the importance of earning a living. The earning is an entirely separate issue. What is at its most basic for a writer is that very output.