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Senior Moments – for week of April 6

Senior Moments – for week of April 6

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Several weeks ago we were on vacation in the Tucson, AZ area and one evening went to the Kitt Peak Astronomical Observatory for a lecture and telescope…

Senior Moments – for week of March 30

Senior Moments – for week of March 30

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – From time to time there are shows on TV that propose the notion that we have either been visited by Ancient Aliens in the past or are…

Senior Moments – week of March 16

Senior Moments – week of March 16

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – There are certain people in this world who seem to have qualities far above the rest of us, charismatic political or religious leaders who can inspire others…

Senior Moments – for week of March 9

Senior Moments – for week of March 9

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – I once wrote an article about my getting car sick as a child and puking all the way from New York City to a Catskill Mountain resort…

Senior Moments – for week of March 2

Senior Moments – for week of March 2

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – In a recent interview on TV that asked what the difference is between talk shows of today vs. the ones of 1960s and ‘70s, Dick Cavett (a…

Senior Moments – for week of February 23

Senior Moments – for week of February 23

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – For a school assignment I was once asked to share a ritual with the class, not just a daily routine but a significant deed that had symbolic…

Senior Moments – for week of February 16

Senior Moments – for week of February 16

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – As immigrants came to America they founded new colonies and naturally named their newly established homes after the places they left. Bearing witness to this are the…

Senior Moments – for week of February 9

Senior Moments – for week of February 9

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – As the whole world knows, the NE Patriots won the Super Bowl last week and I’m still smiling at the unbelievable turn of events that snatched victory…

Senior Moments – for week of February 2

Senior Moments – for week of February 2

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Not long ago I was watching a Charlie Chan whodunit movie that was made in the early 1940s and what struck me as odd was that although…

On Pause: An Ode to My Grandfather

On Pause: An Ode to My Grandfather

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- It’s the summer of 2013 and I am watching Notorious, the 1946 Hitchcock classic featuring espionage, romance, and that long staircase scene. My grandfather sits next to me…

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