Barry’s on TV in the USA

After arriving in Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA, some 35 years ago, Linda and I were interviewed twice due to political developments in South Africa.  One of our local television stations, TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV), is an NBC affiliate.  For the first interview, news team Melodie Wilson and Mike Jacobs were on air, and reporter Bob Nenno interviewed us... Continue Reading →


Olivia’s “Fear” Friday, July 30, 2021. Olivia, my 13-year-old granddaughter, took part in Red Oak Writing’s summer camp during the week of July 26, 2021.  Friday 30th was a culmination of the week where each of the eleven participants shared their creative writing works.  Kim Suhr, the Director, offers classes to adults and school-age students... Continue Reading →

My Cape Town Conundrum

The contrast: the United States of America with South Africa In a moment of irrational exuberance, I thought of buying an apartment in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.  My sanity cautioned me, so I will not do it.  Why not? In and around Cape Town, with views of The University of Cape Town, Cape... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Science behind vaccination development

It took Moderna 48 hours to produce a vaccination.  It took 48 years to accomplish that feat.  As you read this account, did you or your children elect to forgo vaccinations for Polio, Tetanus, Influenza, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Rubella, Measles, Whooping Cough, Streptococcus vaccine, Mumps, Chickenpox, and Diphtheria?  What about the pain inflicted from... Continue Reading →

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