Another cop and citizen confrontation. Another shooting. Another black man dies and another city and community explodes in outrage. This time just up the road, in Charlotte. That made it kinda personal, to me, and especially heart-wrenching, and infuriating, to watch as over a couple of nights, despite the fact that both individuals involved were … Continue reading MARLBORO MUSINGS: Charlotte A Tipping Point…For Good?
The 10 Commandments of Ménière’s Disease 1. Thou shalt have others diversions before Ménière’s. Fill thy life with other activities, be they mundane, daring, altruistic, or merely amusing. To fill thy life with thy ailment is to surrender to it, be in charge of thy condition rather than a victim of it. 2. Thou shalt … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Ménière’s Disease
Well, here we go again. Off we fly into another national hissy fit about something that really amounts to nothing, completely missing the point. Again looking to crush ants while elephants stomp thru our gardens. Meanwhile, innocent people die because someone's god apparently decreed they should. And like good Americans determined not to be slackers … Continue reading MARLBORO MUSINGS: It’s spelled R-E-S-P-E-C-T
https://youtu.be/Kgewv_9nV2M Walks, runs, relays, ribbons, wristbands, and bracelets, it's almost endless the means by which people concerned about serious illnesses attempt to increase awareness of the plight of those affected by afflictions such as heart disease, diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, and cancers of all types. And deservingly so; few things are more heart-wrenching than seeing someone … Continue reading MARLBORO MUSINGS: Balance Awareness Week? Say what?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6yLQRF-cEU It's one of those haunting moments in time, burned into our memory forever, like the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, a moment when everyone recalls exactly where they were and what they were doing when they first heard the news, in this case that the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center had … Continue reading MARLBORO MUSINGS: 9/11…Then and Now.
Shhhh....hush just a second. Did you hear that? Be quiet and listen close. You hear it now? Kind of a low humming sound...seems to be coming from the west, but it's sorta echoing all around from every direction. Strange. Oh, never mind...I know what it is. It's the vibration coming off all those Clemson fans … Continue reading MARLBORO MUSINGS: It’s that time of year again