A Thanksgiving Day Prayer of Thanks, 2020.
It is that time of year again to reflect on the past year. What was accomplished is no short of miraculous, in the midst of a global pandemic.
A great dish for a hot summer day.
An honest assessment of Maven, the parent company of this website - HubPages, of which I am one of 35,000 hubbers.
After four tumultuous years in DC under President Trump, the power shifted back to the politically connected. This is just the way they like it. Back to Biden, Pelosi, Schumer and McConnell. The same people that gave us 30 years of decline.
My submission to the oral history project at CCNY.
A personal account of my faith and my belief.
An essay about my America and my experiences as an immigrant in songs and lyrics.
A painful process this election cycle is to see the Democrats and the media put out Joe Biden as the nominee.
An essay on the state of our union in 2020, just prior to a presidential election.
Mahjong rules vary wildly depending who you play with. There are some basic rules that everyone follows.
A personal account for the existence of God.
A brief history of the technology and the people that invented them.
Recent announcement of President Trump and his wife Melania contracting the COVID-19 virus has demonstrated a major difference that is evident between the political left and right.
A beautiful scenery from the top of a mountain.
A relaxing weekend getaway to Vermont.
A new milestone for me, reaching 800 published articles...
This is a personal account of my experience as a census enumerator. It's a rewarding job, but a lot of hard work.
An idea to help our country and its people get back to basics.
An update on the power of positive thinking ala Norman Vincent Peale.
A summary of propaganda by the left media and progressives against our great nation. Don't fall for it.
A new proposal to expand the sport of fencing.
Some of my activities in the last month...
A recent find about someone famous on my maternal side of my family.
It is like hitting your head in a wall, talking to progressives.
A new possibility in the era of COVID-19.
A personal recollection of a well known giant of US Fencing.
A follow up on my first workshop targeting college grads. This one is for the next stage of a grad, after a few years and a new job.
An essay on the progressive mind.
An essay on the conservative mind.
An observation of life in 2020 America.
An essay on current affairs dealing with the Communist Chinese Party.
My top 20 films of all times.
The rush to tear down statues and renaming buildings amid the current race riots...in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder. It begs the question - where does it stop? How far back should we go? and Who gets to decide?
In light of recent events, I have a few predictions...knowing history and human nature.
During this pandemic, there seems to emerge two scenarios when dealing with the issue of climate change.
It seems to me, many people run for office and wants to be a part of our government but never took the time to understand what our system of government is about. Here are five questions that test if they are up to the task.
A competitive article on personal investing in response to an article on the same topic published in the June 1/June 8, 2020 Issue of Time Magazine.
A thoughtful political commentary on what should happen going forward.
A list of my articles related to IBM. As a long time IBMer and a member of the Quarter Century Club, I believe I have some credibility on this topic.
A few examples of why progressivism is on the wrong path.
A mental exercise in seeing what the future may holds for all of us.
An essay about betrayal and disappointment.
A list of information about the largest population nation on earth.
A step back to examine our responses to this pandemic from a scientific view rather than merely a health and medical approach.
While in the middle of a quarantine, I am planning for a celebration at the end of this nightmare.
This latest coronavirus crisis has brought out the best and worst of people. It just goes to show the stupidity of some is mind boggling.
A list of questions to think about and contemplate and perhaps learn about who you are.
A personal observation and opinion on how people are dealing with this shut down.
My idea to solve the illegal immigration problem.
A side benefit of this pandemic never imagined.
A summary of how I live my life as a conservative.
My letter submitted to the New York Times Editorial Page.
The final tutorial in this series on basic economics.
A continuing tutorial on basic economics.
A continuation of my tutorial on economics.
The investor class, individual investors and how to participate in this wealth.
A continuation of a tutorial on basic economics.
This is part of a series of tutorials on economics.
A tutorial on basic economics and why it is important.
My criticism of Facebook application and user interface.
My personal strategy for success...which I adopted since my youth and have helped me throughout my life.
A personal observation of race relations in America today.
A daily diary of my activities during this quarantine period.
Prayer is a powerful force that science cannot explain. So are miracles which defy science, yet it occurs everyday.
An essay on working together with people you might not agree with politically.
Another silver lining of this coronavirus pandemic is highlighting for us the important things in our lives.
The percent of population is the key to how much or how little we pay attention to a particular issue.
Could AI fulfill its promise to replace humans and even predict virus outbreaks?
Despite the hardship this virus has caused all of us, there are a few silver linings.
A good reminder of some recent events and put things in perspective among the latest coronavirus outbreak.
A few ideas that will help stabilize the stock market and avoid the high volatility in these troubling times.
Two items on my agenda for 2020. Poll Inspector and Census taker.
A commentary on our society and economic dependencies and the current coronavirus.
The current coronavirus crisis has exposed a flaw in our immigration system. How we deal with the illegal entry of people to our country has implications with regard to health and safety of our citizens.
A list of articles related to CCNY and Alumni.
A personal perspective on helping my alma mater.
My views on compassion which is at odds with the secular world.
My personal thoughts on a deeply serious subject matter. Growing old and living with medical issues.
There are many good candidates but the top one in my mind is Barack Obama.
In the upcoming 2020 election, Trump is riding high on the booming economy and record highs of the Stock market. However, Trump has one huge weakness. This may over shadow his administration for years to come.
Some common sense advice on fencing etiquettes.
Not the financial bubble but a protective shell. Some of us are living in a bubble by choice or circumstance. These people are living and interacting with people of like minds. As such, they don't realize there is another side.
Who are the 60 percenters? and why are they happy.
A few items that are important to conservatives, where Trump has delivered on his promise.
A moment in history worth noting...Feb. 2020 in the Trump Administration.
A candid look at the current state of our country.
A few simple lessons on how to fencing epee.
Wisdom from the Bible...On judging others.
A home device that monitors and track your heart rate and EKG.
A few of my top articles that appears high in Google search page ranking.
A simple question but not so simple to answer.
A list of apps that are very useful on your smart phone.
An essay on the current state of the Democratic party and by extension the main stream media.
My recent experience dealing with Humana about my Prescription Drug Plan - D.
A discussion on America and why we are what we are.
A running dialogue on climate change related issues...
This article is the result of a challenge by a colleague of my. It has to do with race relations in America.
A teat of google search page ranking.
A simple tutorial on replacing an epee blade.
The years of Trump has brought about a real Constitution crisis. Here is how.
What do you think is the most urgent crisis in 2020?
Christmas is a major holiday in the US. The importance of this holiday, both religious and secular speaking cannot be over stated.
An observation of some differences under a Trump administration...
A chance encounter with a solar powered parking meter in a recent trip to Washington DC.
My resume started 2017 and updated 2020
An example of a human job or task that is not easily performed by AI robots.
A list of progressive ideals which some may find extreme.
Some of my accomplishments this past year.
A new milestone that is 10 years in the making...I reached 700 published articles as on today, Nov. 25, 2019.
My extended review of this book, recommended by my progressive friends. They are Trump haters.
A 10 days tour of Bangkok and Hanoi in the autumn of 2019. Here are my impressions of both cities.
I hate to admit it, but with each passing day and weeks and months, I think the fix is in. Those in power in DC are just too deeply entrenched to be held accountable. Just like Hillary, who got off on the email scandal.
A code of conduct recommendation for members of the Fencers Club of NY.
This is a short summary of a financial workshop on investing for retirememt.
Here are a few examples of where progressives are too simplistic.
A work of fiction in response to the Nanowrimo challenge. This is to encourage writers to write 50,000 words in the month of November. The National Novel Writing Month.
The current divide in Washington DC after the election of Trump can be traced directly to the previous President - Barack Obama.
Just to be fair amidst the 90% negative reporting by the main stream media. I decided to do the job they refuse to do.
The earth is our home planet. We are alive because of the conditions here. One of the necessary element is our rich atmosphere. We have a mix of 21% oxygen and 78% nitrogen and 0.04% CO2.
An essay on the incredible and versatile material of wood.
A peaceful serene place to visit for an afternoon.
Some ideas to bridge the current impasse...
Making a patio bench from a raw slab of wood.
Is it possible to achieve this? And at what costs...
A summary of 2019 in the Trump administration.
The long view of history...reveals some truth about the masses ending on the wrong side of history. Here are a few glaring examples.
History teaches us many things. It is also the source and inspiration for moving forward. Our future is tied to our past. Understand where we came from and knowing where we are in time will guide us into the future.
An old family recipe from Northern China region.
A simple project to make an end table out of a log.
A way forward for our great nation...
My piece of heaven on earth...
An observation about the parallels between our immigration crisis and the China trade problems.
A class on fencing techniques...
How would you estimate the maximum capacity of human population on earth and the timeframe?
A tribute to a man who was consequential to our times and whose generosity is known to his alma mater and his fellow alumni.
The greatest threat facing our nation is explored...
What to do with old electronics sitting around the basement...
Some random items in my life that are connected.
On this fourth of July week, when we are all celebrating our independence, why is this guy so upset?
How are climate change, environmentalism, and socialism connected?
Some of the famous people I admire and honor.
A 19th century man who made an impact on a whole generation and a country.
An observation on the current debate over climate change.
My list of accomplishments in 2019.
This new term came into our lexicon in the run up to the 2020 election. What is it?
If I was in charge of the UN, I would approach this issue very differently than the IPCC.
Wealth is hard to quantify depending what stage of your life and where you live.
If after all the efforts of SETI over the last 20 years come up empty, what do we do now? What are the implications that for all intent and purposes we are alone in this universe.
Contrary to popular belief, robots will not replace humans. Here is why...
A simple, easy, and inexpensive way to repair a cracked driveway.
Some innovations and future possibilities in the sport of fencing.
A muffin recipe made from scratch.
A plea for action on an important matter to CCNY...
Here are some issues I care about that Trump is not doing...or following through with his promise so far.
Here is my personal experience with the tax filing for year 2018.
Here are a list of links to my articles related to my alma mater - CCNY.
An old building with lots of history and character sits right off the campus of CCNY in upper Manhattan, abandoned.
In the after math of the Mueller Report, now we can explore what happened in the past two years in proper context.
A proposed solution to our failing education system.
A new cooking appliance from Philips.
An essay on when America was great.
How much difference can one person make?
A tribute to a beautiful person, mind body and soul.
A new politician from NYC has done just about everything wrong...
These are the top three issues of the 2020 election cycle.
Given the reality of 2019, with Trump as President, GOP controlled Senate and. Democratic controlled House of Representatives, what should an individual do?
Here are a list of articles on politics and other topics of interests.
Here is my response as a conservative to some common progressive views.
The story of America and wealth creation, and upward mobility is the greatest success story the world has ever known.
Some interesting odds and ends about fencers at CCNY and afterwards...
Some indicators of abuses that is happening in our schools and it is not physical.
A new twist to hate crimes.
My take on the effect of the Trump administration on the GOP.
Some of my predictions over the years that came true...
A simple and easy recipe for making beef jerky.
Here are some sources I rely on on a daily basis.
The election of Trump has an added side benefit. The left in America are showing their true colors. They cannot hide behind their lies.
How to improve our current capitalistic system of economy.
Some real first hand examples of TDS.
A reflection on the importance of our lives.
Here are some common traits of a conservative.
Here are three laws that I find non sensical.
Life throws us a curve sometimes, and I was given this opportunity to help our alma mater.
This is my plan to restore CCNY Fencing to a competitive status. Right now, it is at the bottom ranking of DIV 3 schools. My hope is to bring it up to the middle of rhe pack in 5 years.
A time capsule to be opened on his 18th birthday in 2036.
There are many parallels between these two issues.
A different tack on educating the people about Capitalism and why it works.
Our politician and our people are not talking about consequences of current policies.
An essay to define racism and in my opinion, Trump is not a racist.
How a government works or don’t work...
A list of amendments to our Constitution that I support.
An annual shut down at the end of the fiscal year is called for...
Some simple steps to follow and do our part to help protect our environment.
A review of the top ten issues of the day that divide Americans. That is why we are a divided nation in 2019.
A simple jig to help with epee point repair, and a protective cover for Epee point.
Here's a simple, low-carb pizza recipe using Trader Joe's cauliflower pizza crust.
A list of my goals for this coming year.
The tax reform bill passed by Congress will affect your taxes and your filing for 2018. The good news is It will simply the process and save you money.
A summary of a great philanthropist of the 20th century.