Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bring That Beat Back

It’s Saturday night in July and I’m sitting on a lawn with a little blonde in a flowered dress. Gary Clark Jr’s guitar is whaling Ain’t Messin’ Round and Brittany Howard is killing it singing Gimme All Your Love. I close my eyes thinking I’m in a … Continue reading

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Words Have The Power To Sway Votes

After 352 posts, this site remains apolitical. Bar Rules apply here–no politics or religion. Nevertheless, good writing is good writing, whether it’s poetry or speechwriting, and last night the two combined for a powerful and memorable line with the potential … Continue reading

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The Gallant Warrior

“I am leaving, I am leaving, but the fighter still remains.” – from The Boxer, Simon & Garfunkel I remember the Saturday afternoon in 2009 when Gil and Sue visited our home in Bucks County and we hoisted beers, told stories and … Continue reading

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“What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.” –Dave Barry          62 Paul wrote When I’m 64 in ‘58 he was 16, I still had all my hair and teeth; no tattoos, or children, … Continue reading

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Eddie Would’ve Approved

“Every child is born an artist. The problems begin when they grow up.” – Picasso I’m always surprised to find out the most incredible things about people I’ve known after they are gone. Today we put to rest our patriarch, Uncle Eddie. From … Continue reading

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