I am a Failure

Yes, I am happy that I am a failure.  I’ll tell you why, but first you need to know the highlights, the major failures that connect a long, series of minor failures that are the leitmotif of my 77 years…

The Waste

This a repost of a comment I made earlier today on the NPR web site . Their space limits truncated my text, so the full the version is posted here. I was 14 years old (1947), living in a Jersey City…