Category Archives: News & Current Events

Commentary and opinion

See Ya Later, Alligator

I’ve been watching the weather channel again and have come to a basic conclusion: People who live in Florida need to get out – permanently. That entire state is a storm magnet. What possesses people to live in a place … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse

The main topic of discussion these days is the solar eclipse, probably because we are in that blue stripe on the weather map that indicates the area of total blackout. We have been aware of this since at least the … Continue reading

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London Series

Riding the wave of the current interest in London due to the shooting incident, I’m posting links to a series of columns I wrote several years ago when I was fortunate enough to visit. The London Series This is a … Continue reading

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Ready or Not?

The Christmas crazies are over for another year.  The gifts have been opened and the wrappings hauled away by the trash men to contribute to the cities’ waste disposal problem or burned in the fireplace to contribute to the world’s … Continue reading

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The Gas NON Crisis

“An oil pipeline break and shutdown in Alabama could create a gas shortage in Middle Tennessee,” media reported. Everyone was urged to maintain normal driving and fuel purchases to prevent unavailability. PANIC! Immediately phones started ringing, people started calling other people … Continue reading

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In Tribute – 9/11

After the tragic events in New York & Washington on 9/11/2001, my regular humor column was moved to the archives and replaced by this non-humor tribute written during the day of terror. In Tribute The world changed today. In a … Continue reading

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See Ya Later, Alligator!

I’ve been watching the weather channel again and have come to a basic conclusion: People who live in Florida need to get out – permanently. That entire state is a storm magnet. What possesses people to live in a place … Continue reading

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15 Minutes of Fame

I was famous for a week.  Bet you didn’t even know, did you?  Ah, it’s true then what they say about fame being fleeting?  It all started when I wrote a pretty good column – at least it was to me.  Of … Continue reading

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Election-Go-Round

I want this election to be over. I’m tired of an election circus that continues to drag on and on. I want to be able to see the news on TV without having to hear all the accusations, denials, and just plain … Continue reading

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