Back in the Day

Most of you reading this column undoubtedly spent time in front of a television this past week. Some of you spent more time than others. So, what did you watch? Was it a football game, your favorite talk show, your favorite soap opera, a cable news show or a re-run of your favorite series?

Thousands of young people have returned to school in the Greater Delaware Valley over the past several weeks. Across the country, the number of young people returning to school would in the millions.

In several of my previous columns, I shared with readers the sources of the subjects of some of these weekly columns. I pointed out that many of my columns are the result of everyday life experiences.

I was chatting with a friend early last week and told him that I was behind in having my thoughts organized for today’s column. He reminded me that I have been writing this column each week for many years. My response to him was that this column has appeared in this newspaper each Sunday, wi…

If you have not noticed, let me suggest that you take a peep at the calendar. You will see what some of my colleagues have been saying to me; this summer is moving along fast, very fast!

I know that many of you have observed parents holding their child’s hand while waiting, on a street corner, to cross the street. If so, I suspect that you can visualize a parent leaning down, speaking softly to the child, pointing to the movement of the traffic and then pointing to the traff…

This week, I shall join with thousands of my Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. for its 84th Grand Chapter meeting for our 2019 Conclave. It is an event that occurs every two years for the purpose of conducting business: particularly the election of new officers; a re-dedication of …

Last week I was engaged in a telephone conversation with a close friend regarding No. 45’s contradictory foreign policy stances. We focused on Donald Trump’s last-minute decision not to go through with his plan to bomb targets in Iran.