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There’s No Place Like Home

February 7, 2019
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The word for today is Integrity!

February 7, 2019
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The WALL

December 27, 2018

The Network

October 11, 2018

Where There’s a Will….There’s a Way

March 30, 2022

The Tipping Point

March 2, 2022

To Vax or Not to Vax? That is the Question

January 16, 2022

The 21 Gun Salute

January 15, 2022

46 – First and Ten on the Twenty

January 21, 2021

Making Census

January 13, 2021

Boundaries

January 8, 2021

Divided We Fall

January 7, 2021

The Power of Advertising

December 26, 2020

The Great Pretenders

December 15, 2020

The Public Servant’s Silver Platter

December 13, 2020

Better for Who?

November 19, 2020

This is Only a Test

November 18, 2020

Rock On

November 18, 2020

You Say You Want a Revolution

November 16, 2020

Peace

November 15, 2020

Duck, Duck, Donkey

November 5, 2020

God Bless America

October 18, 2020

ZERO Discrimination

October 16, 2020

I’m Outta Here!!!

October 16, 2020

Everybody Loves a Winner

August 21, 2020

The Concensus

August 2, 2020

2020 Vision

July 23, 2020

Don’t You Get Me?

July 18, 2020

Take a Seat

July 12, 2020

Ain’t That a Kick in the Head

July 11, 2020

GOYA Vey!

July 11, 2020

Shock and Awe

July 9, 2020

Who Cares?

July 7, 2020

Carry That Weight

June 25, 2020

The Eve of Construction

June 24, 2020

I Can’t Believe My Ears!!!

June 24, 2020

The Upside of the Downside

June 23, 2020

The Man in the Mirror

June 20, 2020

Go-Don’t Go

June 9, 2020

The Ripple Effect

June 8, 2020

I’m a Survivor!

June 7, 2020

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

June 5, 2020

Ask Yourself

June 4, 2020

Aiding and Abetting

June 3, 2020

More Money Than Sense

June 2, 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For

June 1, 2020

Where’s the Cavalry?

May 31, 2020

#George Floyd

May 30, 2020

MOB Mentality

May 29, 2020

To Err is Human … To Forgive Devine

May 25, 2020

Opportunity Knocks

May 24, 2020

Cast Your Vote

May 17, 2020

The Spark of Passion

May 17, 2020

How Do We Get to the Other Side?

May 17, 2020

Tough Shit!

May 9, 2020

Translation?

May 9, 2020

Come Together

May 3, 2020

ABC

April 29, 2020

Punchbuggy

April 25, 2020

Who Are You?

April 24, 2020

In or Out?

April 22, 2020

Charity Begins at Home

April 21, 2020

Wanna Buy a Bridge?

April 20, 2020

Let Me OUT!!!!

April 19, 2020

The Pursuit of Happiness

April 19, 2020

The Missing Piece

April 19, 2020

Tit for Tat

April 18, 2020

Get Off of My Cloud

April 17, 2020

It’s All About Who You Know

April 17, 2020

I’m Telling…

April 16, 2020

Who’s to Blame?

April 15, 2020

Buy Partisan

April 14, 2020

If You Snooze, You Lose

April 7, 2020

Wallpaper

April 6, 2020

Are You Wearing Protection?

April 5, 2020

Robbed

April 5, 2020

Pull the Curtain

April 4, 2020

God is in Control

March 31, 2020

Time Out

March 30, 2020

Share and Share Alike

March 29, 2020

Finger Pointing

March 28, 2020

Last Call

March 24, 2020

What Are You Broadcasting?

March 15, 2020

Don’t Panic

March 14, 2020

A Roaring Ellie Public Service Announcement

February 28, 2020

A Cry for Help!

February 26, 2020

Promise Her ANYTHING…

February 20, 2020

Golden Opportunity

February 20, 2020

Does it Click?

February 6, 2020

What Are You Saying?

January 10, 2020

Don’t Let the Door Hit You…

January 9, 2020

Fake News

January 7, 2020

Bullies

January 6, 2020

RIP “Simba”

January 2, 2020

Things I Want an Answer to…

December 30, 2019

The Bell-Shaped Curve

December 29, 2019

Things I will no longer do in 2020

December 27, 2019

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

December 21, 2019

Long May It Wave

July 11, 2019

Where’s the Facebook I Used to Love?

May 25, 2019

They Don’t Call Them Red Flags for Nothing!!!

May 19, 2019

Pro Life Means What?

May 19, 2019

No Deposit – No Return

April 17, 2019

Fair Weather Friends

April 17, 2019

Law and Order

April 13, 2019

Time Out

April 11, 2019

Widowed

April 7, 2019

Help Wanted!

March 27, 2019

Where’s Your Empire?

March 27, 2019

Sorry Bob

March 24, 2019

Sitting Ducks

March 24, 2019

God’s Plan

March 22, 2019

Critical Thinking

March 21, 2019

Pop Goes the King

March 19, 2019

Let Me Entertain You

March 19, 2019

Inside Levittown

March 14, 2019

Buy Me to the Moon

March 14, 2019

Permission Granted?

March 13, 2019

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the Roaring Ellie

The word for today is Integrity!
This morning, I went to google and typed in: Define ...
the Roaring Ellie

There’s No Place Like Home
Between the advances in medicine and the development of so ...
the Roaring Ellie

The WALL
Throughout 2018 I have observed comments from both those I ...

The Network
Years ago, I worked for a Fortune 500 Corporation in ...
Permission Granted?
For decades, I have found myself at appointments for doctors, ...
Buy Me to the Moon
On Tuesday we learned that there was a “massive college ...
Inside Levittown
Levittown, formerly Island Trees, is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau ...
Let Me Entertain You
In April 2015 I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  It ...
Pop Goes the King
There is hardly a child who lived during Michael Jackson's ...
Critical Thinking
Did you ever have a discussion about where to go ...
God’s Plan
As some of you know, I have been attending a ...
Sitting Ducks
“I can hear you, the rest of the world can ...
Sorry Bob
Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots publicly apologized ...
Where’s Your Empire?
There have not been many people on either side of ...
Help Wanted!
At the mature age of 61, I have read a ...
Widowed
For twelve weeks I have been attending Grief Share, a ...
Time Out
I spend a great deal of time looking at Facebook; ...
Law and Order
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Fair Weather Friends
“Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of ...
No Deposit – No Return
When I was a child, milk was delivered to your ...
Pro Life Means What?
Life is hard.  In my lifetime, it seems to have ...
They Don’t Call Them Red Flags for Nothing!!!
During the period from 2010 thru 2012 I was fortunate ...
Where’s the Facebook I Used to Love?
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Long May It Wave
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Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
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Things I will no longer do in 2020
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The Bell-Shaped Curve
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Things I Want an Answer to…
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RIP “Simba”
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Bullies
When my children were growing up, the rule in the ...
Fake News
For over a decade I have been hearing about fake ...
Don’t Let the Door Hit You…
When my children were young, a very wise, more experienced ...
What Are You Saying?
I saw a poll this morning asking, “Should employees be ...
Does it Click?
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Golden Opportunity
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Promise Her ANYTHING…
Wednesday nights’ debate was broadcast on NBC.  I typically watch ...
A Cry for Help!
After a weekend of Mardi Gras celebrations, and a wonderful ...
A Roaring Ellie Public Service Announcement
Since 2014, my mother has been in my care.  Early ...
Don’t Panic
In the past two weeks, I have seen post after ...
What Are You Broadcasting?
During a small gathering of friends last evening (4 people), ...
Last Call
Death doesn’t take prisoners.  It comes for everyone.  Death ignores ...
Finger Pointing
While searching around the web, I found a USA today ...
Share and Share Alike
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Time Out
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God is in Control
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Pull the Curtain
The week of March 16th, schools in the State of ...
Robbed
In the midst of all the angst; all the inconvenience ...
Are You Wearing Protection?
Since there has been much ado about “protection” during the ...
Wallpaper
For most of our lives, we give our attention to ...
If You Snooze, You Lose
Much discussion has been centered around what can be done ...
Buy Partisan
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Who’s to Blame?
My curiosity has been peaked about so much these last ...
I’m Telling…
One of the first lessons children are taught is the ...
It’s All About Who You Know
This afternoon on my newsfeed, I learned of the death ...
Get Off of My Cloud
My grandson attends the local high school.  Since being out ...
Tit for Tat
While entering the post office the other day, I noticed ...
The Missing Piece
After many years in the workforce as an Administrative Assistant, ...
The Pursuit of Happiness
As a young child, many of us were introduced to ...
Let Me OUT!!!!
As the weather becomes nicer and the stress of isolation ...
Wanna Buy a Bridge?
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Charity Begins at Home
With our economy resembling the aftermath of that brutal fight ...
In or Out?
With so much conflict amongst people in different parts of ...
Who Are You?
The day before yesterday I received a phone call from ...
Punchbuggy
When I was a child, my mother used to play ...
ABC
This morning, I watched a broadcast of Secretary of State ...
Come Together
Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy ...
Translation?
When I worked for a Fortune 500 company, I was ...
Tough Shit!
I ventured out to WalMart today to do some much ...
How Do We Get to the Other Side?
If you ask 50 people who know me (or think ...
The Spark of Passion
My life began in a five-story apartment building in the ...
Cast Your Vote
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Opportunity Knocks
This morning on television I saw an advertisement created in ...
To Err is Human … To Forgive Devine
I read an article this morning online.  This is a ...
MOB Mentality
For less than one year, I attended the University of ...
#George Floyd
During my working time at BP, I began as a ...
Where’s the Cavalry?
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Be Careful What You Wish For
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More Money Than Sense
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Aiding and Abetting
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Ask Yourself
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Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
This morning, I read that Obama called on young activists ...
I’m a Survivor!
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The Ripple Effect
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Go-Don’t Go
The day I was informed I had cancer, I had ...
The Man in the Mirror
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The Upside of the Downside
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I Can’t Believe My Ears!!!
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The Eve of Construction
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Carry That Weight
Every generation that comes into its own does so with ...
Who Cares?
Since the beginning of the year, the American public has ...
Shock and Awe
As I have aged into what can only be described ...
GOYA Vey!
I begin this piece by stating openly that I have ...
Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
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Take a Seat
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Don’t You Get Me?
One of the biggest things that attracted me to my ...
2020 Vision
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The Concensus
For all those people who are talking about mail in ...
Everybody Loves a Winner
I read an article about the psychology behind winning today.  ...
I’m Outta Here!!!
We have heard this all before; and there appears to ...
ZERO Discrimination
Whether or not you are a member of the LGTBQ ...
God Bless America
It doesn’t take very long to trace back the “where ...
Duck, Duck, Donkey
Years ago I was employed by a fortune 500 company.  ...
Peace
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You Say You Want a Revolution
Not a moment has passed in 8 months that COVID-19 ...
Rock On
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This is Only a Test
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Better for Who?
Ask any senior citizen about his/her prescription medication needs and ...
The Public Servant’s Silver Platter
The year 2020 is coming to a close and dare ...
The Great Pretenders
Facebook began many years ago and while I did not ...
The Power of Advertising
The early 90’s saw a trend which became known to ...
Divided We Fall
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Boundaries
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Making Census
For the duration of my life, I have known about ...
46 – First and Ten on the Twenty
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The 21 Gun Salute
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To Vax or Not to Vax? That is the Question
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The Tipping Point
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Where There’s a Will….There’s a Way
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