New York Category

Super Mario

This is an unusual way to launch 2015 but as I have said, I plan to write about whatever pops up each week and this struck me as important.  For one thing, Mario Cuomo was the governor of my home state, New York, and for another he is the kind of progressive that I aspire […]

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SCV to NYC: Run!

Last Sunday we awoke to a crisp and cool, true November day.  It was a welcome change from the summer-like temperatures we were subjected to all throughout September and October. That was a good thing because we were headed out to one of my husband’s favorite events: the Santa Clarita Marathon. What better day to run a […]

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The litter of the law

This may ramble a bit as I spin out and organize my thoughts, free-association style.  So, please indulge me. It is interesting how events conflow to produce a series of thoughts or actions related to a particular topic.  Earlier this week I posted about Judgment at Nuremberg (on the occasion of Oscar-winning star, Maximillian Schell’s […]

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A Bridge-t-oo far

I think the key to this whole New Jersey Bridge-gate will be Bridget Anne Kelly. Any moment now, she is going to unleash on Christie, who accused her of being stupid and mendacious.  Steve Kornacki has an interesting explanation of why this is likely.  It has happened to Christie before.  Despite his protestations that ‘this […]

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Delightful, Delovely, DeBlasio

Tuesday evening, we were transfixed in front of the toob, watching the returns from several states on MSNBC.  It was a nail biter, but the outcome was so positive, we were cheering by the end of the night.  You can read this, which was posted before returns came in, to get an overview of what […]

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