ElectionsVote I have some Facebook posts from friends who know that I was full-time journalist for some 20 years and a freelance writer for more years than that.  So, they have been expecting me to relate what(more..)


ElectionsVote To simplify the problems of California learning, all you need do is look at the Californian students who cannot – and will not -- read. My own experience tells me that a major reason for all th(more..)


ElectionsVote Maybe because it’s the job of police to deal with stories that so many police officers are drawn to the stories of Country-Western music today. But the stories of Country-Western music had the (more..)


ElectionsVote Actually, I have four wishes.  The wish I could have the new year as a genie granting wishes instead as a tyrant demanding follow-through with the new year’s resolutions.  Okay, let&rs(more..)


ElectionsVote In the next week, we will be celebrating the first Christmas.  But in this space today I would also like to call attention to the second Christmas. The second Christmas wasn’t celebrated a(more..)


ElectionsVote Here I am this holiday season, playing a veritable Santa Claus.  In fact, my own Holiday-themed Amazon Books that I have written are all priced now under $10, with one book priced fewer than thre(more..)


ElectionsVote To recap a century-old tale, the Gift of the Magi was an O. Henry short story dealing with a young woman in New York.  This young lady decided to give up her lush, delicate hair to sell it so she(more..)


ElectionsVote I recently put out an Amazon book on stories about angels for the Holiday Season – it’s titled “Every Kind of Angel” in case you have a sudden urge to look it up at the Amazon (more..)


ElectionsVote My father William Walter Sharp was 14 years old in the Thanksgiving of 1933, and he was living with my grandfather Walter Eddins Sharp in a large cow barn within the city limits of Cleveland.  Li(more..)


ElectionsVote It is a little early now to start listing our resolutions for the coming new year.  But it is now about the right time to be thinking about our more serious new year’s resolution, so that b(more..)