Archive for October, 2010

Over the past week, I have been distracted by the excruciating task of emptying our parents’ house in Florida and preparing it for sale. I’d been on a pretty good writing jag for several days before, but came to a screeching halt the minute I got off the plane in West Palm Beach. My parents […]


This is an observation about language and politics. It is an examination of intellectual honesty (I hope) too. Because it involves the subject of politics, interest will plummet, for sure. But hey, it’s my blog. I was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in November, 1984 (that is not a typo). One of the […]