Lee J. Bentch
I am a general interest author actively involved with technology and communications. My inspiration to write is multi-dimensional. I am a multi-service Veteran.with a Masters in Communications from the University of Northern Colorado.
How A Cheeseburger and Fries Helped Me Resolve A Lost Love
Earlier this week, we had a beautiful January afternoon in Southeast Texas. The temperatures lingered in the mid-seventies with a few showers on the horizon. A warm breeze fluttered through the trees. It was a day to spend outdoors.
A Hero Stands Up for Aging; Enlisted in the Navy at Age 61
His name is Bill Krissoff. He did something very few people would think of. Bill enlisted in the Navy at age 61. There is a story behind his action, and it is one we need to be reminded of regularly. His story is heartbreaking and inspiring.
Welcome to Olive Hell and Why I Gag at the Thought of Eating Them
I was recently reminded of an experience with olives where I nearly threw up at my relative's house. A few years ago, I took a business trip to a city in the Northeast that was within twenty minutes of where my Aunt and Uncle lived. There was no way I could sneak into the vicinity and not stop in to see them.
The Day Ageism Hit Me in the Face, But it Was Okay
This story took place in the good old days of 2017. When no one wore face masks, nobody knew what Covid was, and there were no restrictions on mass gatherings, traveling, or mingling with friends at a bar.
Bagels, Brisket, and Beer: The Trifecta of Fine Dining for a Texan
One day a friend asked what my three favorite Texas foods are that came to mind quickly. It didn’t take long to answer. They are Bagels, Brisket, and Beer. I know beer stretches the definition, but I’ve got it figured out in my mind.
Coffee: An Inspiring Potion and How It Inspires Me Daily
The aroma wafts aimlessly throughout the house. The sensual scent of coffee brewing is my morning inspiration. It is 4:30 am. My day always starts before sunrise with a sip of steamy dark roast coffee, a habit I picked up in college.
The Great Rock and Roll Blues Playing Guitar Hombre We Lost in 2021
Some great musicians lost their lives in 2021. Charlie Watts, the long-time drummer of The Rolling Stones, Phil Spector, one of the great music producers, along with BJ Thomas and Tom T. Hall, plus many others, come to mind. 2021 was a challenging year for all.
The Things I Bought in 2021 That Are Unique to My Aging Lifestyle
As 2021 comes to an end, the influx of news in review articles has begun to hit the web. Some are good, some bad. Articles with titles like The Top Five News Articles of 2021, The Celebrities We Lost, The Number of Politicians Involved in Sexual Lawsuits, and The Top 10 New Vegan Recipes are rampant. The list is endless, and the stories won't end until around the middle of January.