Unplugging from the Matrix

When people think of middle-aged Americans or seniors retiring someplace overseas, it comes up looking something like this. This picture, used most recently by the New York Post, is the go-to postcard snap of geezers gazing contentedly at some European vista before being shipped home in a box. Now I look nothing like that. Not…

THINKING ALREADY OF TAVIRA

Last full day and night in Manhattan. We are about to take the 104 bus to 58th. We'll do some midtown shopping, then catch a movie, and wrap up our stay with a dinner at one of our fave restaurants on Amsterdam. So what have I learned on this trip? You really can't go home…

The Best Revenge

Every since I returned to the US, following a 7-month stay in beautiful Gouna, Egypt, it's been one thing after another. The list is endless, and it's only been 2 months.  And now this. Yikes! I truly feel bad for Liberal America today. We once freely enjoyed what so many around the world would give…