Quaran-Tunes 2: The Songs We Love
Composing the Soundtrack of Our Lives (Part 2) Note: Part 1 dealt with Fred’s early years. He also introduced the idea of how each of us has soundtrack/playlists of the music that were in the background of many of the major events of our lives and even shaped our lives with the messages and rhythms […]
Chadwick Boseman, a Tribute
Our experience with cancer, especially Sonya’s colon cancer, made the news of Chadwick’s death more poignant. But what is really astounding is what he continued to do during his treatment.
Quarantine with Fred Zuker #5
Helter Shelter: Letters from the Quarantine #5 May 2, 2020 When will it End? This is the sixth week of the quarantine and it is the end of April which is one of the projected dates for the end of the quarantine, or at least, relaxation of some of the restrictions on businesses. A glaring issue […]
Quarantine with Fred Zuker #4
Helter Shelter: Letters from the Quarantine #4 April 13, 2020 This is the fourth week of the quarantine for us and twenty-three days since the shelter in place mandate was made for Dallas county. We are heading toward the end of April and the possibility of a reprieve from deciding whether it will be toaster […]
Quarantine with Fred Zuker #3
Helter Shelter: Letters from the Quarantine #3 April 5, 2020 This is the start of the fourth week of the quarantine for us and fifteen days since our stalwart County Judge Clay Jenkins issued the shelter in place mandate. The judge has just announced that in Dallas County the shelter order will remain in place […]
Quarantine with Fred Zuker #2
Helter Shelter: Letters from the Quarantine, #2 The Flow of Time Said Melody’s father and WWII vet Bill Santlin, “The days they drag on, but the years they fly by.” March 31, 2020 I am struck by the number of days that have gone by since our shelter in place experience began. […]
Quarantine with Fred Zuker
Helter Shelter: Letters from the Quarantine Inspiration for Living Through This Remember these words of Nietzsche: “That which does not kill me makes me stronger.” March 29, 2020 This is the fifth day since our County Judge, Clay Jenkins mandated shelter in place for the residents of Dallas County to mitigate the effect of the […]
Fred Zuker is on Coffee with Claire
What is Coffee with Claire and When Can you See Fred? UPDATE: The podcast is no longer easy to locate with a bit of searching, so I found it for you here and posted it below. On YouTube and on Facebook, Coffee with Claire is a popular interview show in the Dallas area. Visit any […]
The Joys of Editing
Is it Takeoff or Take Off? I edit with my browser minimized. That way I can pull up Google Search and check the spelling on words immediately.~ The latest check was for take off. I am editing the father-and-son Zuker team’s memoir of Ray Zuker. He was an Army Air Corps pilot during WWII. Naturally, […]
A Review of Green Earth
Kim Stanley Robinson has written a sci fi trilogy on climate change that is now in the omnibus Green Earth. For those who want a view of the politics and climate issues as the earth hits the tipping point, this one is imaginative in both the solutions available and story of residents of Washington, DC, living through the new weather-generated issues. Best of all, there are several fine quotes.
Another Poem from E. Taylor
A poem of light-hearted play on words.