2022 Year End review retrospectively

To be the clear - this is a personal review - not one of a national or world. Here I'm looking back retrospectively using health and well-being metrics. In retrospect, 2022 was not a good year. My  Health and Well-Being Inventory took a hit this year. Body blows. The HWBI scores how one is doing … Continue reading 2022 Year End review retrospectively

The Magpie Cafe Closes

because I couldn't enforce "the right to refuse service". Let me explain. This summer (2022) a banded pigeon took shelter and refuge in the cafe I had created for the local Magpie population. Okay, I thought. After all, I'm an open-minded free spirit who believes in compassion, etc. and so on. Freedom is perhaps my … Continue reading The Magpie Cafe Closes

61*: Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle and one magical summer

Is a coffee table book (9 x 12) written by Ron Smith (2001) of The Sporting News that chronicles, week by week, the home run chase to beat Babe Ruth's record of sixty. Set in 1927, Ruth's record is arguably the most famous record ever. Moreover, Ruth is probably the most well-known person in the … Continue reading 61*: Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle and one magical summer