And That's My Opinion©
By Sandy Goldman
The Rogers Park Community Curmudgeon
Thoughts at Random (From the mind of a young soldier, stationed in Germany, circa 1956)
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Sandy Goldman writes about events in Rogers Park (an exciting neighborhood on the far north side of Chicago), the country and the world. He is the former opinion columnist and founding editor of RP 2000 (published by the Rogers Park Community Council). Known for his inquisitive, analytical and satirical style, he provides a thoughtful look at life. Sandy is longtime community activist and a Rogers Park resident since 1958.
Police, Pulchritude, and Perfect Performance
The Treadmill Time Traveler
The Privilege of Voting in Illinois
The Olympics 2016
Us and The Internet
The Magic Card
A Holiday Long Ago
Another Garden Party
The Greening of Rogers Park
Me and Ricky Nelson
Cupidity and Stupidity
Making History-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
What It Was, Was Lake View High School
For all my Lake View High School classmates and those who would
like to take a peek at what a major Chicago High School once was.
"Her Opinion of…And That’s My Opinion"
“My Rogers Park Gift List”
" Say It Ain’t So, Joe"
“Warren Park…What Comes Next?”
A Tale of Two Teenagers
“Low Blow Cripples Leone Jr. Guards (And Other Thoughts)”
“The Way It Was”
“That’s What Friends Are For!”
“New York! New York?”
Two Rogers Parkers You Should Know About
There’s a Naked Person In My Bathroom
Miscellany & Melanges & Medleys
The Bells Ring for Those Who Can Hear
(Charlotte Goldberg Citizen of the Year Award - The Background)
“The Alphabet and a Bar of Soap”
“The Greatest Generation”
Wake Up The Dead (Calvary Cemetery Marina)
Thanks—Or Maybe No Thanks
We’re Still Waiting… the 1945 World Series
“Heigh Ho Come to the Fair”
When The Carnival Came To Town
Requiem For A Restaurant
Six Years and Counting
Moore On The War In Iraq
It was Howard Street – A Helluva Street
"The Morse Avenue Card Players "
"Where Have You Been?"
Mega Mall Monkey and Fire Station II
Phantasmagoria (War and Circuses)
War And Old Men
What Does It Mean....
Spin Doctor For Rogers Park?
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number – Part V – The Usual Suspects
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number - Part IV
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number - Part III
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number - Part II
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number - The Fire Station on Clark
The 11th Commandment
Rogers Park's Community Curmudgeon
Sleigh Bells Ring – Are You Listening?
The Corpse of 911
A Cub Fan's View
Some Get It Right - Some Get It Wrong
A Dismal Day At Dominick's (And How It Turned Bright)
Coca Tea or Reality
Learn or Burn!
Civil War in Rogers Park
Phooey! The Couple At The Bar - Continued
The VHI Top 100 - Plus 2 for Rogers Park
Legislators...Aren't We Lucky To Have Them?
It Was My Birthday
Couple At The Bar
The Air Rings With...
A July 4th Bonus
Beyond Rogers Park
Someone to Watch Over Them
The Tortoise and the Hare...
'Twas the Night Before...
Beyond the Blue Horizon...
Bill and Monica And Other Things
The Revenge Of The Video Store Owner
Grandfathers X 2
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