In the meantime. here’s my latest jotting – a parody of a famous American poem: Song of Me 4-1-19

Collusion? It’s Simple, Really!

HELSINKI, FINLAND – JULY 16: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive to waiting media during a joint press conference after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The two leaders met one-on-one and discussed a range of issues including the 2016 U.S Election collusion. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty ... Read More

Do Opposites Attract?

Or do they repel each other? When we talk about ourselves as human beings, the most complex creatures we know of, the simple answer is yes and no – which, unfortunately, is no answer at all. Everyone knows that “alikes” attract. Research over decades shows that people who share common traits of many kinds form close relationships, ... Read More

Letter to The Nation, December 10/25, 2017

2018.01. 4
 Here’s my letter to the editor of The Nation magazine, published in December, 2017, on a call for a new federal constitutional convention: Can You Do the Con-Con? Richard Kreitner’s call for a new constitutional convention [“Conventional ... Read More

All or Nothing?

2018.01. 4
Have you ever thought about nothing? If you answer yes, then what were you thinking about? How can you think about nothing when something will always come to mind – even if you try to think consciously about nothing? When something comes to mind, instantly you’re thinking about something, not nothing. It’s impossible to think ... Read More

The Enigma of Pi

When the word “pie” is spoken aloud, or when we chuckle (or groan) at the above image, we will probably think of a tasty baked concoction, not its homonym, the Greek letter pi or π. Most people learn what pi means in math class as part of their secondary education. You may recall that, in geometry, it’s the constant ratio ... Read More

What “Now” Really Means

2017.07. 7
Yogi Berra, the late Baseball Hall of Fame Yankee catcher, equally famous for his comical illogisms as for his prowess on the field, when asked by a teammate what time it was, allegedly replied, “You mean now?” It was almost as if Yogi routinely met people who wanted to know the time other than now. Yogi’s answer to one of life’s ... Read More

Greetings from Ken LeSure, Author

2015.10. 6
Greetings, Readers! Welcome to my web site. I’m a retired college professor living near the picturesque Delaware Water Gap in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. So far I’ve published Cold Feat. a thriller novel and A Gospel According to Bubba, a short Biblical parody, available for free on this web site. Coming soon ... Read More