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Musings Beyond the Bunker 4/18/21

Good morning friends, You may note that the name is changed and the “clock” has been set back. 401 days after the publication of the...

Musings from the Bunker 4/17/21

Happy weekend! It’s a wrap! This is the 400th Musing from the Bunker—and the last. Tomorrow is the beginning of the next chapter. It...

Musings from the Bunker 4/16/21

Good morning! DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON ANTHROPOLOGY From Bob Badal: “If you are interested in evolution, take a look at Richard...

Musings from the Bunker 4/15/21

Happy Tax Day and Happy Birthday Senor Pescado (Steve Fishman)! …although tax day this year has been postponed by virtue of the pandemic…...

Musings from the Bunker 4/14/21

Good morning! CONFLICT IN THE NEWS There is a curious thing happening in the world of cable news. Ratings are down in the midst of a...

Musings from the Bunker 4/13/21

Good morning! HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY A number of people have asked me about Yom HaShoah, the annual remembrance of the Holocaust,...

Musings from the Bunker 4/12/21

Good morning! OLD GRANDMOTHER’S TALES The other day our friend Dana Gordon was visiting. As I was making breakfast and tossing the...

Musings from the Bunker 4/11/21

Good morning! The format of Sundays (formerly “in his words” from our President’s tweets) has been no format at all!…just short...

Musings from the Bunker 4/10/21

Good morning and Happy Weekend! MUSICAL RESPONSES A number of people commented on Dave Brubeck. Alan Rosenberg notes “that most of the...

Musings from the Bunker 4/9/21

Good morning, THE GEORGE FLOYD MURDER TRIAL I’ve taken to this nomenclature because I am repulsed with the idea that this is constantly...

Musings from the Bunker 4/8/21

Good morning, THE FILIBUSTER AND “HE DID IT FIRST…” I received a considerable number of responses to my call to either eliminate or...

Musings from the Bunker 4/7/21

Good morning, BAYLOR WINS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP…KATZ CLAIMS CREDIT No one I know predicted a Baylor upset…except Bobby Katz. NO HERO...

Musings from the Bunker 4/6/21

Good morning, I asked last week for people to name their top 10 basketball players of recent times. The votes are in. Before getting to...

Musings from the Bunker 4/5/21

Good morning! I hope everyone is as excited as I over the recent news that the Space Launch System (the rocket that will return...

Musings from the Bunker 4/4/21

Happy Easter! Wishing all who celebrate this holiday a meaningful, peaceful, safe, and happy time with family and friends. From the great...

Musings from the Bunker 4/3/21

Happy Weekend! It’s Saturday, so time for Music and Poetry: MUSIC I’m really into Lake Street Dive, particularly their cover versions of...

Musings from the Bunker 4/1/21

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” –Flannery O’Connor Happy April Fool’s Day! THE FILIBUSTER There...

Musings from the Bunker 3/31/21

Good morning, MENTAL HEALTH As I have been writing for a while, mental health is as important as physical health. But it remains...

Musings from the Bunker 3/30/21

Good morning, THE COLORADO SHOOTING How many more people must die? Here is a two week period in America (as related by Meet the Press:...