A CATHOLIC, A JEW and a life changing chat

This blog post is making me nervous. I’m thinking I’ve got to get this one right. I know I can’t. I mean, there’s no magic formula or tangible bulls eye. I just will keep talking. The story will come out. I mentioned a few posts ago that at some point, while in my late 20s, Read More

BASEBALL, G0D & DISCO?

I didn’t always believe in God.  If you’ve read my earlier stories, you might surmise I hoped there was no God. From that vantage point, I thought the odds of a good life were better if life were just a crap shoot. At least then we’d all be squared off without a cheating ump or Read More

AN IMMIGRANT’S STORY: After Ellis Island

My family, like so many Jews fleeing persecution and harm, arrived in the U.S. scarred and having survived trauma. This was the early 1900s. I can imagine their enormous relief and gratitude to arrive in the United States and be allowed to stay.  Of course my grandparents would likely have been killed in the Shoah if Read More