Category Archives: Youth

Why I now support Bernie Sanders

I have been supporting Pete Buttigieg since the beginning.  I liked his poise, his intellectual stances, his moderation, his ability to answer complex questions.  But at the same time I kept thinking about my kids, their peers and their future.  … Continue reading

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Dominique Markowicz

My cousin Dominique Debora Markowicz was born July 17, 1958 in Liège, Belgium, sixty years ago today.  She was three years younger than me. On December 15, 1973, at the age of 15, Dominique very sadly passed away in a … Continue reading

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March for Their Lives – The Times They Are a-Changin!

I was privileged to attend the March for Our Lives in DC yesterday.  My daughter was working and could not accompany me.  Much has been written about the event already but I wanted to relay a few personal observations. Logistics: … Continue reading

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Born to be a Transportation Engineer

I used to wonder if I was meant to be a transportation/logistics engineer, or whether it was just an accident of history. Continue reading

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Morning has broken…

I got out of house early this Saturday morning on my way to the farmers’ market near Kilauea. The sun was bright and the air a cold, brisk 65F. The grass was covered with the night’s mist. The mountains were crisply outlined … Continue reading

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Time Flies…

Sometimes looking at others is what it takes to show you how old you really are. Continue reading

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