Monthly Archives: August 2010

The News From Blighty: REDUX

My wife sent me a link from the Washington Post early on Sunday morning.  I read the story and thought of what I had just written  about the things happening with the old and the young and the in between … Continue reading

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The News From Blighty

Isn’t good. I suppose if I had the time I might start another blog and devote it exclusively to such things.  But, I do think not so.  I am not capable of coming up with a sufficiently depressing picture for … Continue reading

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Journeying to the Promised Land

In 1976, that was thirty four years ago, I was in Houston, Texas.  I was a young fellow reporting some information I had received about Mexican drug traffickers up the chain to my bosses in Dallas and Washington, DC.  The … Continue reading

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Jim Powers

I have a couple of memories of Jim Powers, things that come back to me from time to time, that tell the truth about the guy.  First of all, he had a reputation that had traveled from his block, Albany … Continue reading

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