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Friday July 19th, 2019 6:17AM
Fear, film and flying monkeys
Someone on Facebook this week asked her friends to post which movies scared them as children, and it really wasn’t hard for me to decide.
9:22AM ( 5 months ago )
Milly the springer spaniel turns 5
Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, turns 5 years old this week, and you’d think she’d have outgrown all her puppyness by now.
10:26AM ( 6 months ago )
Ben Franklin and the art of compromise
Benjamin Franklin stopped by my office the other day to catch up on what’s going on in America today. Hey, everybody at some time in their life has imaginary friends. Mine just happen to be the Founding Fathers. So sue me.
9:53AM ( 6 months ago )
Making resolutions I can keep
Many years ago, I came up with what I thought was an ingenious way to dealing with that annual exercise in futility, the New Year’s resolution.
9:55AM ( 6 months ago )
Cutting the cord and saving money
Last week, I joined a growing number of Americans in becoming a cord cutter. What that means is that I have gotten rid of cable TV and I have signed up for a streaming service that bring me television programs over the internet.
9:53AM ( 7 months ago )
Making my list and checking it twice
One of the most often asked questions this time of the year is one that I don’t have a good answer for.
9:51AM ( 7 months ago )
Bush's kinder, gentler goal is still worth pursuing
It’s ironic that in the days before his death, I’d been thinking a lot about George H.W. Bush. I had watched a documentary about his presidency and I was reminded that 41 wanted us to create a “kinder and gentler” nation.
9:12AM ( 7 months ago )
Watching game shows puts my ego in 'Jeopardy!'
I have always been a fan of the game show “Jeopardy!” More accurately, I should say, I have always been a fan of the game show “Jeopardy!” on those occasions when the show doesn’t make me feel like an idiot.
9:58AM ( 7 months ago )