Category Archives: 8-Personal

Personal comments, issues and stories


2013-04-16 anniversary

My blog is a year old today. Time for some self-evaluation.

It is said that over 90% of blogs are abandoned within a year. 80% will not make it over a month. The fact that I am still here is already good news and I am definitely not planning to go away.

I would like to thank all of my readers for being with me, for liking, commenting and following, for agreeing or disagreeing with what I have to say. I appreciate your comments more than you know.

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One more on health care

2013-01-11 stonnington-podiatry-logo-landscape

I have a new health care problem. My toe-nail is about to fall off.
I must have kicked something a while back, half of my nail turned black but nothing else happened.
As I was breaking in my new ski-boots my nail/toe got a really bad infection.
By the time I got to my family doctor, after three days of treating it with first anti-bacterial then with prescription antibiotic cream, it was on the mend.

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My story. Finally.

2012-07-15 My story

I had no compelling reason to tell this story before, but I got to a point now, when there are several things I cannot appropriately address in this blog without referring to it. Most of what I think about criminal justice and law enforcement is influenced by my own jail experience.

On March 15th 1972 when I was 19 years old, I was arrested, charged and convicted of the crime of “continuously and publicly perpetrated sedition against the established order of the Hungarian People’s Republic.” I was sentenced to one year in a maximum security prison; I was paroled after serving nine months. Continue reading →