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July, 2015

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Everyone deserves to have health insurance

During my youthful days, I played stickball, Chinese handball, softball and handball. As I grew older, these activites became less and less, until they were no more. Comments (6)

May, 2015

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Support our troops long after Memorial Day ends

It was called Decoration Day when I was a kid, but it has been officially called Memorial Day since the 1960s. Comments (3)

April, 2015

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Remembering things past in old New York

Years ago I heard (or read) that an expert in memory believed that after seven years or so we don’t really remember something. We remember remembering it. Comments (7)

February, 2015

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Mario’s affordable housing fight caused rifts

The death early this year of Queens native Mario Cuomo brought forth many stories about his life and his rise to public office. Comments (2)
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Because you don’t agree with something doesn’t make it wrong

The E train, as I remember it, was between Queens Plaza and Jackson Heights, where I would change for the GG (I believe it was called that in those days) for the Grand Avenue station in Elmhurst, where I lived on 57th Avenue. Comments (3)

January, 2015

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Kowald Blog: Wars never end

Even though we are now in the second decade of the 21st century, my thoughts are going back centuries and perhaps millennia. They are thoughts about war. Comment
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Consumer ensnared in corporate incompetence

Two years ago, or so, an unsuccessful candidate for high office reminded me that you are never too old to learn something — or relearn it. Comments (3)


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