Tag Archives: Iran

What Went Wrong

What Went Wrong I In the Spring of 1962, I boarded the S.S. Serbija, bound from New York City to Tangiers, Morocco. The purpose of the trip was to go climbing in the Alps. A secondary purpose was to visit … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #11 – Feb. 1, 2017

  Today’s grab-bag of Trump atrocities. Well … talk about showing your stripes! Margaret McCarthy went to college with Trump’s nominee for the vacant seat on SCOTUS, Neil Gorsuch, and provides this yearbook quote: ”The illegal we do immediately, the unconstitutional … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #8 – Jan. 28, 2017

Who is going to save us from Trump? In a prior post I stated that we must now rely on the Republican Party to remove Trump. Garrison Keillor makes that same point, below: “Garrison Keillor: Trump is what he is, … Continue reading

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Travels Abroad, 1962-3, Chapter 10 – Turkey

Brian Walton, myself and his VW Bug set sail from Haifa, with our destination Antalya, Turkey. As we approached Antalya, we saw a snowy mountain rising directly up from the coast. “Let’s climb that”, I said to Brian. We pulled in … Continue reading

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Why I Quit Graduate School

It was 1964. After a year and a half abroad, I returned to the US, sick with hepatitis. How did I get hepatitis? It was from a non-disposable needle used for my yellow fever inoculation. That was in Iran. My … Continue reading

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