REFUGEE or IMMIGRANT? what’s the difference?


This is not a new question.  It has been tossed around for the past several months, as hundreds of thousands of people from Syria and Afghanistan attempt to relocate to European countries.    It is a dramatic situation, with elderly people, people with disabilities, and little children being carried by parents and friends to places where […]

SOUTHPAW: a left-handed pitcher in baseball


While watching John Lester pitch the Red Sox  to a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays I must have heard the term southpaw used a dozen times.   Everybody who follows baseball (or boxing)  knows what the term means.  It is a person who pitches with the left hand.   There was a time when I don’t […]