Author Archives: Sidney Stark

Airborne!

Airborne!

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero A marvelous montage of four very recognizable ladies graced an article in the NY Times on February 1, 2019. The title is, ‘70 and Female Is the New Cool’, and the pictures were of Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Maxine Waters and Susan Zirinsky, all superstars from media,… Continue Reading

Paul’s Christmas Eve~a half century ago…

Paul’s Christmas Eve~a half century ago…

“Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.” ― Marcel Proust While I should have been thinking of my future stability and putting a roof over my head, I was just floating in the flow a half century ago, when the planet seemed upside down. Two iconic heroes had… Continue Reading

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The Christmas Car – going it alone

The Christmas Car – going it alone

         “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” —Albert Einstein As the holidays approach, and the weather finally wakes every dark morning with a chill and the occasional snow flurry, I decide the time has come to protect my new… Continue Reading

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Discovery Phase~

Discovery Phase~

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ― Marcel Proust ************ I tend to think of a discovery as something unexpected even though that’s not necessarily so. One might be on a quest to find something and happily make the discovery. But the encounters that expose… Continue Reading

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Phantom Sensation~

Phantom Sensation~

“The more you know of your history, the more liberated you are.” ~ Maya Angelou *************** It’s not uncommon for authors of historical fiction to look to their own family histories for stimulation.  In fact, it seems to be a de facto requirement rather than an unusual twist of fate. One of my recent discoveries… Continue Reading

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