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I like to stay up late at night, watching movies, reading, or whatever. Why not? I don’t have to get up in the morning anymore. I’m retired. So, to get the 8-9 hours of sleep that I require, I usually sleep until noon. This week put a serious crimp in my style. The new landlord … Continue reading Invasion of the Amish Roof Snatchers
Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson is one of my favorite comic strips. Maybe it’s because I see so much of myself in Calvin, and, like him, I don’t plan to change in the new year. I made up a life-changing resolution a long time ago, and I continue to say it to myself every … Continue reading Cheers to a Better Year
Last week the local Susquehanna Valley oldies station, 96.1 FM SOX Radio, had their own “Santa D.” in a big booth at the Wrightsville Columbia Bridge collecting toys for underprivileged children. Their goal was to collect 7500 toys. “7500 toys,” I thought, “heck, my New York friend Marianne could probably gather that many new toys … Continue reading A Bridge to the Past
Usually when historians are asked to rate the U.S. Presidents, they put James Buchanan at the bottom. I think this is very unfair. He was a very good President, who just happened to be elected at the very worst time in U.S. history. The country was on the verge of Civil War when he was … Continue reading James Buchanan: A Rock Between Two Hard Places