The miracle of spring and the endless beauty of evolution

The natural world is reborn every spring as flowers bloom and animals return like clockwork, but beneath the surface each species’ unique evolutionary history gives this rebirth an endless, almost magical variety.  In New Jersey, there are some 2,100 varieties of plants alone, each similar and unique in how they respond to the coming of… Continue reading The miracle of spring and the endless beauty of evolution

Progressives can’t even legalize marijuana

Democratic governance is so pathetically awful they can’t even pass a slam dunk bill that will simultaneously weaken drug cartels, reduce confrontations with police, and drive new revenue, but why should we be surprised as President Biden presides over a worst of times scenario like we’ve never seen in modern history? It’s taken for granted… Continue reading Progressives can’t even legalize marijuana

To mask or not to mask, that is the question, and increasingly blue states are choosing not to

Democrat controlled states are rapidly removing restrictions while case counts are over 20 times what Dr. Anthony Fauci once claimed were acceptable levels.  The science hasn’t changed, but the politics have, and even the Biden Administration is quietly working to alter how hospitalizations are calculated to drive cases down. The “science” on masking hasn’t changed. … Continue reading To mask or not to mask, that is the question, and increasingly blue states are choosing not to

VA and NJ: The Democrat brand is completely toxic barely 10 months after President Biden took office

Once upon a time, Biden was a moderate who would bring the country together and return us to normalcy after the tumult of the Trump years.  This was a powerful message, but the reality of his presidency has been radically different and other Democrat politicians are now paying the price. The progressive political world is… Continue reading VA and NJ: The Democrat brand is completely toxic barely 10 months after President Biden took office

BOOK EXCERPT: A few more pages from “The Curse of La Cosa Nostra, or How I Became a Teenage Mobster Vampire from Nutley, NJ”

“Nothing’s free at the Meadowlands Fair, not even the bathroom, and it wasn’t surprising when an older black gentleman with a bright smile and baldhead, shiny from teeth to toe in the uniform of a high-class hotel doorman, greeted me on the way in, hand out in money-loving supplication.” The Curse of La Cosa Nostra,… Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT: A few more pages from “The Curse of La Cosa Nostra, or How I Became a Teenage Mobster Vampire from Nutley, NJ”

BOOK EXCERPT: A few pages from “The Curse of La Cosa Nostra, or How I Became a Teenage Mobster Vampire from Nutley, NJ”

“The surest way to make a well-formed and well-adjusted vampire is to stake them up the ass with the ceremonial dagger and store them in a cool, dark place until the following sunset.  Yes, you read that right:  Up the ass with a dagger.  I understand how disgusting that sounds, but I did warn you… Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT: A few pages from “The Curse of La Cosa Nostra, or How I Became a Teenage Mobster Vampire from Nutley, NJ”