Nasty Questions

As he has done a couple times now recently, President Trump reacted rather badly to a question put to him yesterday by NBC White House Correspondent Peter Alexander. The president called it a “nasty” question. Alexander asked the president what he would say to a scared nation as the coronavirus pandemic continues on. It didn’t…
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Keeping My (Social) Distance

We’re being told lately that because of the outbreak of the coronavirus, if we want to stay healthy, we should practice something called social distancing. That probably means difference things to different people. But generally it’s suggested we hunker down at home as much as possible, avoiding large groups of people and basically sucking it up!…
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Night Of The (Frozen) Iguana

In an effort to shake off some of this winter’s cold, Ginny and I decided to head south for a few days, about as far south as we could without having to break out our passports. We ended up in Ft. Meyers, Florida, nearly as far south as the southernmost point in the U.S., Key…
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The Magic Of Christmas

When you think of Christmas, what do you think about? For me, Christmas is magic. Not the kind we usually think of when we think of Christmas. By way of explanation, a short story. The first part of it may seem a little sad, but don’t worry, it has a happy enough ending. When I…
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Why I Really Don’t Like “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”

Like most people, I really love Christmas music. Most of it. The one exception is “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” Hate is a strong word, but I really don’t like that tune. Here’s why. It all began when I was 3 or 4 years old, just beginning to figure out how the world works. …
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