Letting Go in 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXUKjR1zOk0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3A1kWUCUBw96DO--_JjPUuHcOqGrmwR7FV660JDzj5AqDEEXL5pAm2CyE It's the second of January 2020, which means half the world has finally recovered from the New Year's Eve hangover, and is looking into that dreaded full-body mirror. Ugh.  Is that really me? Ah, repentant Jan Detox is at the door, again... so full of ambition and crazy if not barely still realizable hopes! … Continue reading Letting Go in 2020

The House of Unamerican Activities

I am an immigrant. My family left our once beloved country, Egypt, in the 60s. In the 70s, I was sworn in as an American citizen in the borough of Manhattan. It was in a courtroom where a portrait of Tricky Dick -- who was about to resign -- hung behind the judge. I repeated … Continue reading The House of Unamerican Activities