Khizr and Ghazala Kahn

Much of the information in this article is based on an article in This Week Magazine that was copied from an article in the...

My admiration for Charles Krauthammer

I have great admiration for Charles Krauthammer. He was born on March 13, 1950, which makes him 67 years old. He is an avowed...

Russian organized crime operates just about everywhere

The Russian Mafia has a reputation challenging the Sicilian Mafia in the United States.  It is equally brutal and well organized. One estimate states there...

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Schlomo Freud is universally recognized as the “father” of psychology. He originated the concept of psychoanalysis, which is a clinical method of treating...

Pechanga Indian Reservation

The Pechanga Resort and Casino is an Indian Casino on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California. It is the largest casino in the...

Enjoy the Cruising life

I went on my first cruise fifty-one years ago. It was along the Eastern seaboard and through the Caribbean. Cruise ships have certainly changed...

History of Laughlin, Nevada

Laughlin, Nevada has a most intriguing history. Until 1964 Laughlin was merely a wide spot along the Colorado River. Don Laughlin changed all of...

Diana Harrison Martinez a shooting star

Diana Harrison Martinez was my boss. As a columnist, she was my Editor. Through the years I have written hundreds of articles and I...

A Little About the Life of Elsa Maxwell

Many thanks to Sarah Ramirez Bitter, my granddaughter, who did considerable research for me on the life of Elsa Maxwell. Elsa was born in 1883...

Agree vs. Disagree with Trump

Right off the bat, I confess there are several views of Donald Trump that I agree with. However, there are several more of his views...

S.S. St. Louis luxury liner carrying Jews in 1939 eventually found...

On May 13, 1939 over 900 Jewish people fled Germany. They became passengers on the S.S. St. Louis luxury cruise ship. Its destination was...

Bible’s priority is love of God

I’m ninety years old and a retired Christian minister. I retired twenty years ago when I was seventy years old. As an ordained minister I...

Our world has become smaller, figuratively

Carl Sandburg was one of the greatest historians, ever. His series on the life of Abraham Lincoln are classic. He was also very fond...

Expressions of patriotism

Patriotism is an attitude that every citizen of our country is expected to possess. And to express. Years ago, when I was a pastor...

Preaching is truth through personality

I have been an ordained minister for sixty-eight (68) years of my ninety (90) years. In that time, I served nine (9) churches and...

The contributions of Thomas Jefferson

The history of America (USA) is filled with contradictions, unexpected happenings, apparent divine leadings, old fashioned luck and amazing leadership. Very different from the history...

The role fathers play

Father’s Day is often described as the least appreciated and recognized holiday in the year. It is lodged between two of the most celebrated...

The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn

I am an inveterate reader. This in spite of my declining eyesight. My Ophthalmologist has informed me that I am on the road to...

The mental, physical and emotional toll felt by caretakers

In this article I’m going to tread where angels fear to go. It will deal with an untouchable taboo. In fact, after serious investigation...

The inhumanity of racism

Racism is running rampant. History has recorded evidence that racism has been evident in every culture. A prevalent question is: “What exactly is racism?” Basically,...

“No one knows enough to be a pessimist”

Dr. Norman Cousins is one of my literary mentors. He influenced my views about medical care and human health. He survived a terminal illness...

A Little About the Life of Elsa Maxwell

Many thanks to Sarah Ramirez Bitter, my granddaughter, who did considerable research for me on the life of Elsa Maxwell. Elsa was born in 1883...

Agree vs. Disagree with Trump

Right off the bat, I confess there are several views of Donald Trump that I agree with. However, there are several more of his views...

Anthony Dominick Benedetto

Tony Bennett without doubt, is one of the great singers of all time. Certainly right up there with Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson,...

Be tolerant, loving to ancestors, descendants

For many years I have been dabbling in Ancient Anthropology and Archeology. Probably I’m more likely a wannabe. In recent months I have become...

Bible’s priority is love of God

I’m ninety years old and a retired Christian minister. I retired twenty years ago when I was seventy years old. As an ordained minister I...

Blessing of the Animals

Stella and I recently attended the Redlands United Church of Christ where the emphasis was, “The Blessing of the Animals.” The sermon was based...

Bridges

Centuries prior to the existence of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, Greek philosophers debated the issue of the most basic elements in life: air, water,...

Building bridges

I’m often asked where do I get the ideas to write about. But this one I remember clearly. Two sources. A school teacher and...

Changes in History

I am consumed with interest in the changes of life. My first interest came a few years ago when I read an account in...