In a local primary election for state senate in Falls Church, Virginia, home of my 33-year weekly general interest newspaper, what I like to call “the mighty” Falls Church News-Press, there was


As neither a politician (in the traditional sense) nor seasoned actor, I am not used to being on a stage and asked to speak passionately in front of a lot of people like I did this week at the

Pertaining to current focus on mental health, the following: Growing up in the 1950s on coastal California and forever perceiving myself, to myself, as somehow “different,” especially from what

For those of us who are looking to avoid panic in the context of the current political landscape in the U.S., there is a lot that’s hopeful to consider. If we can, as a nation, hold onto our

Is Trump just the beginning? Is the worst four years in U.S. history since the Civil War, that period when Trump was actually president, only a foretaste of what is to come? Are people going to


This weekend marks two events that pay homage to the power of women. There is Mothers Day on Sunday. Everybody in the restaurant business shares in honoring the wonderful occasion, as do all of us,