You Ask What I’m Doing Here Tonight? Oh, Just Wandering Through a Wine Tasting at That Wealth Mecca, Mar-a-Lago

Tonight Rita and I and two friends of ours, one with a bell ringer last name that evokes oohhs and aahhs whenever we introduce him, will be tasting the finest vintage wines with the wealthiest vintage voters for President Trump at his posh Palm Beach peachy residence, Mar-a-Lago. Am I a Republican?  Not sure, but … More You Ask What I’m Doing Here Tonight? Oh, Just Wandering Through a Wine Tasting at That Wealth Mecca, Mar-a-Lago

Is There a Peloton That Not Only Flattens Your Stomach, But Widens Your Winks to Attractive Women?

Remember that “you’ve got mail” sound effect back to the early days of America Online (AOL) that would make you crow or cringe each morning? Well now the uplifting message is “you’ve got winks,” that is if you’re one of the millions who belong to Internet dating sites like MillionaireMatch.com. At the suggestion of a … More Is There a Peloton That Not Only Flattens Your Stomach, But Widens Your Winks to Attractive Women?

My Former Stomping Grounds, the News Room at The Philadelphia Inquirer

You might say Philadelphia for me was a kind of a Rosette Nebula in my peripatetic life. For once upon a time I was a seedling in that searing cloud of gas and dust hugging Delaware Valley, working my tail off, searching for true meaning and substance to give to that cluster of stars, Temple, … More My Former Stomping Grounds, the News Room at The Philadelphia Inquirer

There’s an Ailment Afoot in Condos Causing Elevator Fatigue

It’s part of the ups and downs of hi-rise living on the oceanfront in Florida . . . that mindless malady commonly known as forgetfulness.  Or absentmindedness. Fortunately, its only downsides are wasting time and elevator fatigue. We condo dwellers have a habit of forgetting our wallets, our car keys, grocery lists, that letter to … More There’s an Ailment Afoot in Condos Causing Elevator Fatigue

Could This Be The Muddy Waters Kim Ogg’s Worried About?

HOUSTON, TX.—No, your honor, this isn’t a song.  It’s a case about muddy waters of innocence versus injustice clear as a bell. When DA Kim Ogg cites “muddy waters” in trying to block evidentiary hearings for Lamar Burks, she’s not referring to the late blues giant whose vocals and piercing slide guitar we hear in … More Could This Be The Muddy Waters Kim Ogg’s Worried About?

Conducting The PR Orchestra!

My Baton, Please, For Our Next Number, Ukrainian Violinist ASSIA’s U.S. City Concert Tour Commencing Jan. 15 in Charlotte, NC I like to think of PR as music. Symphonic. Jazz.  Waltz.  Whatever.  Even hip-hop.  PR programs are all like musical arrangements.  When you conduct a successful orchestral PR campaign, you not only elate audiences, but … More Conducting The PR Orchestra!

LOVE IS LOVELIER THE SECOND TIME AROUND

Now spread love to love’s adorable offspring, children #GivingTuesday As a writer, wordsmith and Spin Man, my mind tends to work in words strung together to make hopefully memorable, quotable points about something so deserving, worth preserving: LOVE! So here are my thoughts after a second marriage. They’re deLIGHT YEARS from any second thoughts and … More LOVE IS LOVELIER THE SECOND TIME AROUND

NOW THAT IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS ARE OVER, I GOT THE ‘QUID PRO QUO’ BLUES

I don’t know what I’m going to do with myself now that the hearings are over.  I’m going to be in quid pro quo withdrawal.  How am I going   to Schiff into low gear. I’m sure going to miss hearing whether there was a quid pro quo or not by our witchhunted President.   Hopefully there … More NOW THAT IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS ARE OVER, I GOT THE ‘QUID PRO QUO’ BLUES

Aye Aye, Captain Dan, eight ball in starboard pocket on first pool table aboard Winterfest Boat Parade

You’ve no doubt heard of a floating crap game.  Well get ready for the first floating pool table during this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade. Thanks to The North Miami Police Athletic League (PAL) co- sponsoring Billiards by Brandt’s entry into this year’s Winterfest boat parade, you’ll be seeing one float by onboard one of the … More Aye Aye, Captain Dan, eight ball in starboard pocket on first pool table aboard Winterfest Boat Parade

REDEMPTIVE PR TO THE RESCUE

TRY REDEMPTIVE PR ON THE ROCKS WITH A SPLASH OF JUSTICE To whomever speaks pejoratively about PR i.e., is this true or just PR, I would say PR can perform nobly and be almost religiously redemptive when empowered by a shot of truth on the rocks with a splash of justice. It can be the … More REDEMPTIVE PR TO THE RESCUE