Catching Corona

Yes, the virus, not the beer. I’ve no idea how or where. Had a day of runny nose that seemed to be different. Thicker than usual. Next morning I woke up to such congestion that I could barely breathe. Went to the local clinic for test. The following day I was notified that I was … More Catching Corona

Assassinations !?

The Media seems full of reports on murders, assassinations, and mass killings. I’m going to focus on just part of them. I mentioned Shireen Abu Akleb in a previous post. The main change is that CNN decided to blame Israel after an investigation that consulted ONLY proponents of the Palestinian claims. Small wonder that they … More Assassinations !?

Japanese WWII Camouflage – Hospital Ships

Hospital ships are not camouflaged. According to international conventions they are supposed to be distinctively painted, exhibit lights at night, and maintain a steady course. These conditions are expected to give them immunity from attack. Notification of their existence is to be made via diplomatic channels.The following sketches show the appearance of Japanese hospital ships … More Japanese WWII Camouflage – Hospital Ships

Shireen Abu Akleh

I was preparing to write a different post when the news of the tragic death of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh first appeared. Her face was familiar, since I frequently watch Al Jazeera news. What I was not totally prepared for was the media circus that followed. The Palestinians were quick to blame Israel, … More Shireen Abu Akleh

Saying Goodbye

Maggie came to us 14 years ago, She was just a puppy then. A mix of Yellow Labrador and Wine colored Cocker Spaniel. She was a sweet and loving companion. When she was little she was curious about the world and tried not to miss an opportunity to go exploring. We fenced our yard to … More Saying Goodbye

Blinded by Hate

Last night, as my wife and I were watching our local TV channel and waiting for the evening weather forecast, the program was interrupted by breaking news. A gunman had opened fire on customers at a Cafe on Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv. We watched the story develop for the next hour or two. I … More Blinded by Hate