AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Photo of the author at age 28 sitting at a table in the law library studing
Photo of the author at age 28 sitting at a table in the law library studing
The author, a mere child at 28, in second-year law school | from the author’s collection

Some Biographic Facts:


RELATIONSHIPS | REGRET | FATHER AND SON

These Are Two Potent Memories of Our Fathers, Good and Bad, Present and Absent, That We Carry with Us Day by Day

Sabana Grande and Steve Alexander🏳️‍🌈🇺🇸


RELATIONSHIPS | MOTHER & SON | I MISS YOU

A Thanksgiving Story

Photo: Christmas cactus in full bloom. Brilliant fuchsia color.
Photo: Christmas cactus in full bloom. Brilliant fuchsia color.
Christmas Cactus | from the author’s collection


An Open Letter to the Georgia Voting-Eligible People Who Supported Joe Biden

If Georgia returns the incumbent, Kelly Loeffler (R), to the Senate in the January runoff, it will have negated its Biden support and neutered the Biden presidency. Your vote for him will have been for and meant nothing.

Photo: Raphael Warnock, Democratic candidate for junior senator from Georgia 2020.11.19
Photo: Raphael Warnock, Democratic candidate for junior senator from Georgia 2020.11.19
Raphael Warnock | credit: Wikimedia Commons | Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)


POLITICS OF THE UNITED STATES | 2020 ELECTION | A DIVIDED AMERICA

Trump may be leaving. The deep and deeply consequential 50/50 divide in U.S. politics continues to haunt American dreams.

2020 Presidential Election Electoral College Map (220.11.15 03:05) | © The New York Times
2020 Presidential Election Electoral College Map (220.11.15 03:05) | © The New York Times
2020 Presidential Election Electoral College Map (accessed 2020.11.15 03:05) | © The New York Times (reproduced under fair use doctrine)


LIFE | LIFE’S ADVENTURES | AUTOBIOGRAPHY | THE CONSEQUENTIAL and TRIVIAL, HUMOROUS and TRAGIC, and SPIRITUAL and WORLDLY

The Many Adventures of a 72-Year-Old Fat Fart

Photo: old man running on a country road listening to music
Photo: old man running on a country road listening to music
  1. I’ve had five cats; four are dead now. Jackson is a hoot.
  2. The longest time I lived in any one place before I was 58 was 10 years in San Diego.
  3. The shortest time I lived in any one place before I was 58 was…


MEDIUM | WRITER’S TIP | IMAGE & SOURCE CITATIONS

When writing on the Internet and Citing Image or Internet Sources, there Are Various Formats One Can Use.

I Am A Writer | credited: Ramdion on Pixabay | NeedPix (Creative Commons Zero License)

Crediting Images


LIFE | SELF-REVELATION | AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Honest Answers to Eighteen of Marcel Proust’s Questions About Oneself That Might Reveal More About One Than One Would Want

Image: black and white portrait of Marcel Proust as a young man — perhaps 20.
Image: black and white portrait of Marcel Proust as a young man — perhaps 20.
A 20-something Marcel Proust | Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons License)


SELF-IMPROVEMENT | SCHOOL | STUDY HABITS

It’s a simple formula. Success requires work. Work requires time and concentration. Put in the time. Do the work. Success will follow.

Image from above of a man studying showing his arms and the desk only.
Image from above of a man studying showing his arms and the desk only.
Studying | credit: Ben White | Unsplash

Concentrate intensely.

Alex🏳️‍🌈🇺🇸

Retired litigator (word mercenary). Voracious reader. INTP. Liberal(!) Democrat. Spiritual Atheist. Complex. Intelligent. Gay. alxfyv.Medium@gmail.com

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