I’m one of many (republished)

One of the only photos of my gradparents and two brothers before the war.

My mother is a Holocaust survivor. Her story, as unique and terrible as it is, is unfortunately one of so many. My mother’s entire family was murdered by the Nazis. The only survivor other than my mother was her uncle. When troubles in Europe just began, her uncle was “crazy” enough to immigrate to Israel … Read more


OpineAway Gameplan

A friend asked me “what would Trump do right now?”. Here’s my answer (and then some). Trump would not get into this situation. But if you asked… IThis is what I think should be done: Get the US to the highest level of oil/gas production ever. Supply oil/gas to Europe. Suffocate Iran and Russia by eliminating the … Read more

Israel / Gaza /Hamas facts only

Israel Gaza Hamas Facts Only

There has been and still is a lot of confusion, misinformation and ignorance with regard to the facts and the situation in Israel. This post will try to present facts and will be updated if needed. Practical and civil comments are more than welcome, and any fact-based corrections will be immediately corrected. Updated Nov 6. … Read more

Customer No-Service & Wasted Time and Money

Frustrated From-Customer Service

I would like some economist to calculate the amount of time spent by people on trying to get customer service from companies and government agencies. Then extract how much of that is done during work hours (mostly because that’s when customer service is available). Then calculate how much money this wasted work time cost the … Read more

Smoked Picnic Cut Pork Shoulder

Smoked Pork Shoulder Picnic Cut

  Ingredients:   1 picnic cut pork shoulder 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp black pepper 1/2 tbsp white pepper 1/4 tsp  cayenne pepper 1 tbsp paprika 1 tsp  garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1/2 tsp  allspice 1/4 tsp  Chinese five spice 1 tbsp ground mustard 5 TBLS maple syrup 1 tbsp molasses  Directions:   … Read more