She was a bright, shiny star in the 1930s and 1940s. In those days, Ginny Sims sang her way into everyone’s heart via radio, singing with the Kay Kyser Orchestra. In time, she developed her own radio shows, and hit the silver screen, becoming a huge star in “B” movies. Sims made her last movie […]
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In this day and age of information zooming pell-mell down the electronic highway, often faster than the public can assimilate, there should not be any surprise at people’s varied, and sometimes off-base responses to news which affects them in serious and alarming ways. One outrageously provocative issue is the future of Social Security in the […]
Read More Borrowing From Peter To Pay Paul, Or Where’s My Social Security?
I do not remember when I first heard of my Uncle Max. I cannot think of a time when I did not know his name, his fate, and to never, never mention him in front of my grandmother. I have been thinking about him a lot lately, because he wanted to be a writer, and […]
Read More The Final Paragraph Of His Story
Last week I was absentmindedly reading friends’ Facebook posts and comments, when I came across one that not only made me do the cartoonish ahooga eye-pop; but put me in such a state, I wanted to smack something, or someone. I read and reread the comment; no question about it, the writer, in all his […]
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