David and the Insurance Goliath


You would think a company like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida has its act together. Think again. Dealing with this company’s bureaucratic minions is a nightmare and a slapstick comedy rolled into one. My eighty-six year old mother needed to convert her supplemental health insurance to another carrier. Since Medicare provides her primaryContinue reading “David and the Insurance Goliath”

Who Is Responsible For The Iraqi War Refugees?


Smart, observant children can learn from the mistakes of their parents. In the case of Iraq, it is the child ignoring the wisdom of the parent. One can imagine George Herbert Bush’s military advisors telling him not to go after Saddam Hussein in the Gulf War. Overthrowing Hussein, the advisors explain to the erstwhile president,Continue reading “Who Is Responsible For The Iraqi War Refugees?”

The Beloved


I see a woman shopping in a shoe department She is long and lean, quite beautiful and unmindful of my lustful stare She is like so many women I desperately want to make love to I am a fool, of course because what I want can never be satisfied by any woman Even the mostContinue reading “The Beloved”