Donkey Serenade

There is a reason “friends” inundate your email and social media pages with what they think are cute animal pictures. In truth, animals are almost as much fun to watch as humans. Some might say animals are preferable to humans. Anthropomorphism, attributing human...

The Proper Fan

“Kill that green guy!” “Oops! Sorry, God. I meant, stop that green guy.” How low has this former non-fan fallen? In our academically-inclined family, it was unseemly to bellow like a bloody banshee at a sporting event. Come to think about it; we did not watch or...

Heat or Cold: The Debate Continues

The day the temperatures dropped from furnace to icicle level, this writer celebrated. Many did not. People on both sides of the argument find it difficult to understand the reason why the other guys feel the way they do. It all boils down to tolerance. For example,...

Election Musings and Antics

You may have heard the following quotation: “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” The agony of boredom describes early voting from the election workers’ perspective. How about a peek into the lost two weeks in the life of this writer? We cannot speak for...

Rewriting Memories

Nowadays, it is fashionable to rewrite history. Such efforts are the result of wishful thinking or political correctness. In either case, please remember, accuracy is not the intent of the revisionist. Although the modifier is serious about his version of the facts,...