Monthly Archives: July 2018

These are the shanks I get?

Yes, I admit it. I missed June. My monthly cooking challenge just somehow slipped by me. And, while I had July planned early, I barely got it in under the wire, too. Life. You know. So, I worked really hard to make it happen this month and…these are the shanks I get? In case you… Read more »

Throwing some shade

Don’t let the headline fool you, this is a post about technology. And, I suppose, it’s also about getting what you pay for. In a good way. So, really, though the headline is applicable, this may feel like anything but throwing some shade. So, first let’s set some common background information. I live in South Florida…. Read more »

Guess who is coming for dinner?

We have been told, frequently, by the current resident of the oval office, that this man is fine. He can be our friend. That we, in our past, are just as bad as him. And so, after a universally panned private meeting in Finland, guess who is coming for dinner? Keeping with my fact-based post… Read more »

What exactly does a president do?

I wanted to wait a day for the furor to settle down. Then, the “dog ate my homework” explanation came out and I know that’s not happening. Keeping with my promise, today’s post is totally fact-based. I’m just going to relate what exactly does a president do. In combing references from the Constitution of the… Read more »

Sticking to the facts

Quite a lot of news out there these days. Generally, that’s always true, but it certainly seems louder now. We’ve got 24/7 media to thank for that, broadcast and social. It’s getting harder and harder to find the truth amidst the opinions. But, as I tackled some of those issues, my goal is to be… Read more »

A nightmare would be preferable

Holy cow! What a way to wake up! I can think of a dozen ways right off the top of my head. A nightmare would be preferable over shooting pain. Sadly, that’s how my morning began. I was in that “special time”. The period long before you usually wake up, but for some reason, you… Read more »

Celebrating things we all agree on

There’s plenty of disturbing news in the air. Here. Abroad. Some of it will even reach this blog. But not today. Today, I only want to express one sentiment. There is time enough for the things that separate us. For now, how about celebrating things we all agree on. Regardless of where you stand versus… Read more »

The end of my life as I know it

It’s all true. This is neither hyperbole nor melodrama. I have “crossed over” from my life of peace and tranquility. Now, I am in a horrible land that too many others have gone before me. Truly, this is the end of my life as I know it. Last week was a waste. This was due… Read more »