Like hey, we don’t want to offend the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun organizations, do we? Hey Joe, who’s running the show? #GunControl #POTUS The White House plans to withdraw David Chipman’s nomination to head the A.T.F. nytimes.com/2021/09/09/us/…
Have fun browsing my Web essays, novels, short stories, and plays. And feel free to use the Contact form below to send me your comments and suggestions for worthy subjects and new projects. I would be glad to hear from you. To start, may I suggest my latest . . .
Passage, a memorial
Robert Reed McCutcheon, June 4, 1921–August 2, 2021.
Homeless, a web essay
A neighborhood stroll turns into a laborious attempt to help a homeless woman find shelter. And my efforts yielded real knowledge: She wasn’t homeless, and I wasn’t really helping.
Buberian Obesity, a web essay
On a chance afternoon walk in late May, I had occasion to witness an incident that instantly established in my mind the connection between Martin Buber’s world view and the cause of morbid obesity. Let me give a little background…
Get in the Car, a web essay
The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, occasioned U.S. leaders to follow the groundswell of outrage and finally embrace the daring resolution required to drive the nation’s white-hot demand for change into legislative chambers. No wonder. Never has the plight of the oppressed been depicted so succinctly.
Sister DeStein’s Faith, a play in three acts
Despite charges of child abuse and religious persecution, a distraught Tommy tries to help his morbidly obese daughter achieve the redemption she says awaits her if she worships God in her own way. But her peculiar form of worship, Tommy realizes, is endangering her life, which Tommy patiently tries to redeem in his own way.