A Focus on Levittown PA

Really? – An Opinion

I admit that I don’t watch Fox News, – I can’t take it and have even gone so far on a business trip as to check out of a hotel that constantly aired it in all of the common areas…. Continue Reading →

On Thinking – Remembering a Lesson

Back in the 70’s at Penn State, I had an English teacher by the name of Mrs. Smythe. I remember her for two reasons. Firstly, she could never get my last name right. It’s a relatively simple name with only… Continue Reading →

Life Lessons

One of my very first “real” jobs was as a dishwasher in an area diner. Although it was a humble position, there were important life lessons that it taught me. Night shift in a diner can be an interesting experience…. Continue Reading →

We Are a Purple People

When it comes to politics, we are generally a purple people. The pendulum of elections swings in both directions and it is beginning to look like the trajectory has changed once again. It has always been important to realize that… Continue Reading →

He Ain’t Heavy: Current Resonance

Those of us who are old enough to be familiar with the quote “He Ain’t Heavy. He’s my Brother”, popularized in the late 1960s, may still be moved by it. At the time, I was familiar with the use of… Continue Reading →

Snowfall

Written by Kevin Deeny We all wait for that first snow fall of the year – some dreading it and all the work it requires and all the mess it brings. But as kids growing up in Levittown, we loved… Continue Reading →

Standard of Care: An Opinion

The term Standard of Care has legal meaning in our society; we typically consider it in a medical context, but the term also applies more broadly. It refers to the duty of care that we have for one another and… Continue Reading →

Proactive Ignorance – An Opinion

I think we have all experienced situations when someone sets out to actively avoid knowing something – even with ourselves. We’ve done it occasionally like when we avoid looking under the hood of our car to find the source of the… Continue Reading →

Speak Truth to Power – An Exploration

Lately, I’ve heard the phrase “Speak Truth to Power” in a lot of political commentary. The phrase is very succinct and packs a great deal of meaning in four words. The common understanding I have of the phrase is that… Continue Reading →

After Midnight

The chair creaked as it rocked back and forth. It seemed loud to him, but at one o’clock in the morning when the rest of the world was asleep, sound seemed to be magnified. The baby was still asleep. He… Continue Reading →

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