Most nights, I watch the evening news on CBS. Tonight, they did a segment about a woman who is passionate about grammar. So much so, she takes a little card table around from city to city, and hangs her sign.
We look for simple answers, don’t we? I mean, who of us want a long, drawn out, complicated solution? No, that would be unfavorable. We should always try to follow the path of least resistance, I think. Why push a
There are a lot of us humans who live on the edge. There are. I thought of this because of the date. This May 29th. Back on this day in 1953, Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) became
This morning, quite early, I was in my office doing some writing. As sure as I am sitting here, someone knocked on my wall. I heard it as clear as can be. I have no explanation. It wasn’t like the
Phyllis Diller, that crazy and wild Phyllis, once said: ”A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” It is a pretty worthy observance I think. Smiling. Scientifically, there have been all sorts of studies on the benefits of smiling.
There are some really amazing things going on in this world. Here is a thing. I have a huge appreciation for Crows. That has been established here in my writing, several times over. If I had a Patron Saint of
I went to a funeral today. A Mass of Christian Burial, although, these days I think they are called Memorial Masses. It doesn’t matter what the label might be. It was just one example of our human ritual of “putting
Today is Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit’s birthday. Of course, by the name, you probably already know his claim to fame in this world. But I will rehash. Daniel was both an inventor and a physicist. He is, by far, best know
I never had much of an interest in Bonnie and Clyde. Bonnie Parker. Clyde Barrow. Those Outlaws from the 1930s. We recently watched a movie, that was loosely about them, called the Highwaymen (on Netflix). It was a pretty good
There are some things going on these days. Serious things. Everywhere we turn. Oh, believe me, I have opinions on all of them. Most of the time, I steer clear of the big issues here in my little “blog-corner” of