Your vote is important

Your vote is important

Your vote is your chance to be heard, voting is very important. Every vote counts, I encourage you to become knowledgeable about the issues and candid...

October 13th, 2020 |  


From farm to fame to infamy

From farm to fame to infamy

Novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald won acclaim for two novels.The first was “This Side of Paradise” in 1920. It was a semi-autobiographical nove...

October 12th, 2020 |  


Through our own eyes

Through our own eyes

Everyone tends to see life through their own eyes.When a baby is born in America, many hospitals, usually though nonprofit organizations, send the bab...

October 9th, 2020 |  



The timeless magic of music

The timeless magic of music

On Sept. 5, 2020, a momentous moment occurred at St. Burchardi Church in Halberstadt, Germany — a chord changed in the world’s slowest mus...

October 8th, 2020 |  


A journey starts with a single misstep

A journey starts with a single misstep

Some people should never be issued a passport.I fit that category.Last July when my wife Gosia and I moved to Union City, I packed my passport in a sa...

October 7th, 2020 |  


Side effects of the virus

Side effects of the virus

As news reports indicate month after month the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths, we are ready to scream, “Enough. When is this all going ...

October 7th, 2020 |  


A milestone birthday for Murphy!

A milestone birthday for Murphy!

Betty J. Murphy has reached a wonderful milestone — she will celebrate her 95th birthday on October 8. Due to COVID-19 precautions, there will n...

October 6th, 2020 |  


‘There is nothing’

‘There is nothing’

Elijah, the great prophet of the Old Testament, is an unknown when he comes on the scene.The first time we read of him, he tells King Ahab that it wil...

October 2nd, 2020 |  


The notorious arts lover RGB

The notorious arts lover RGB

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is rightly being remembered as an American hero, an eloquent champion of women’s rights who i...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Whose side are you on?

Whose side are you on?

When my September 2020 issue of Vanity Fair arrived, I was stunned. The cover featured a photograph of an oil-on-linen painting of Breonna Taylor by A...

September 30th, 2020 |