Yours are generous words, Joanne, and very much appreciated.

It’s true — I write from a place of despair and disbelief these days. Especially living in NYC, only 50 blocks south of the daft and dangerous man.

I have thought so much about how I can be effective in these times, Joanne. The only thing I could come up with was to keep smiling. And hope that I could bring some readers along with me.

You made my night with your words.

Thanks so much. Thanks for reading.

Allan (NYC, 2017 Eve)

Writer. Satirist. Author. Cyclist. Visit me at

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