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Kale…Easy to Grow and Good for You!

I’ve been growing kale for several years.  This vegetable is really easy to grow, the bugs seem to ignore it and the harvest is usually quite abundant.  We do two different types.  These shots were taken in our plot late … Continue reading

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Guns Guns Everywhere…My Solution

My solution to the gun situation in America today is so simple that I am amazed that no one else has advanced a similar idea.  Could it be that the people so enamored with firearms (sport shooters, hunters, the NRA … Continue reading

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Guns Guns Everywhere…Is this what the Founding Fathers Really Envisioned?

This is one of the steaming bones of contention in 2014 America.  It’s right up there with abortion, gay rights and immigration reform.  People turn blue in the face, (or red in the face depending on where you are) when … Continue reading

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Growing Vegetables- Spring 2014- Part 5

If you are on Long Island in New York you know that spring is now in full bloom and summer is just a few weeks away.  The weather by and large has been pleasant and pretty good for growing vegetables.  … Continue reading

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NY KNICKS PATHETIC SEASON STUMBLES ON

I’m sure the vast majority of New York basketball fans thought the Knicks would find       themselves jockeying for playoff position in the miserable eastern conference this season.  Then with a Herculean effort by the likes of Carmelo, … Continue reading

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Rumblings…Ramblings and Musings…2013 in Review

An odd sort of year was 2013.  Bizarre and extreme politics in Washington DC.  Everything New York Sports in the tank.  The tomato blight. Wacky dangerous weather.  Business doing better but not seeing any real breakthrough till way later in … Continue reading

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Election day 2013…Another Opportuntity to Make a Difference

People who don’t vote obviously don’t get it.  This society…this form of government requires that EVERYONE have a say in the choosing of political leaders and pertinent legislation.  People who complain about the way things are have no business avoiding … Continue reading

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Government Avoids Default…for Now

In what has become one of the more bizarre exercises of the Federal Government, the Congress approved an agreement that will re-open the government and avoid a massive default and all of the domestic and international crisis that would have … Continue reading

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WHEN THEY WERE BOYS – A NEW LARRY KANE TRIUMPH

I am reading a truly great book by Larry Kane…the newsman who traveled with the Beatles on their ’64 and ’65 American tours.  He later became quite close to John Lennon and stays friendly with Paul and Ringo even today. … Continue reading

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Syrian Nightmare Requires Immediate American Intervention

436 Children suffered horrible deaths at the hands of their own government in Syria.  It is undeniable now that The Assad regime has used poison SARIN gas against their own people.  Regardless of your political affiliation,  it is obvious and … Continue reading

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