September 21, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: HAPPY FRIDAY! Leonard Cohen,  b. September 21, 1934 CITY CHRIST   -by Leonard Cohen He has returned from countless wars, Blinded and hopelessly lame. He endures the morning streetcars And counts ages in  a Peel Street room. He is kept […]

September 20, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802                                            -William Wordsworth Earth has not anything to show more […]

September 19, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: September 19, 957 The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, in the Nevada desert. I read an interview with David Ellsberg in the Financial Times recently in which he portends that Trump’s behavior toward North Korea has inched […]

September 18, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:  Yom Kippur begins at sundown. G’mar Hatima Tova. Yom Tov. Yesterday, the Tokyo Stock Exchange was closed in observance of Respect for the Aged Day.  Isn’t that a terrific idea? French winemakers are cheering an “incredible” 2018. September 18,1759 […]

September 17, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: September 17, 1917 – Income Tax comes into effect; supposedly only a wartime measure.  Go to article >> 1920: national Football League formed. Ken Kesey, writer, b. 1935. Take what you can use and let the rest go by. -Ken Kesey. […]