The story of Gemini

The story of Gemini

In my younger days, I learned a simple technique for learning the constellations. Start with one that is easy to find, and work your way outward from ...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Not a Trump supporter

Like most of America I watched the inauguration on Jan. 20 with much anticipation, hoping the new president would have a speech that would start to br...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Avoiding future Congressional gridlock

Many past polls have shown a low approval rating for our federal legislators because of partisanship and gridlock. My hope is that we voters can also ...

January 27th, 2017 updated: January 27th, 2017. |  


Does Sir Paul finally have his ticket to ride?

Does Sir Paul finally have his ticket to ride?

“Rather than provide clear assurances to Paul McCartney that defendants will not challenge his exercise of his termination rights, defendants ar...

January 26th, 2017 |  


She looked just like my grandma

She looked just like my grandma

While out for breakfast in a tea room in Florida, a lady came through the kitchen door and over to our table. As soon as I saw her walking toward us, ...

January 25th, 2017 updated: January 25th, 2017. |  


Some simple constellations

Some simple constellations

Over the past few weeks, we have been discussing the history and meaning of the brightest and most beautiful stars of winter. Such discussion seems te...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


When Facebook takes control

When Facebook takes control

My personal Facebook page barely exists. I do virtually nothing on it. However, that doesn’t stop Facebook from sending messages about me. Such ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Library has eBooks available

Library has eBooks available

Recently a friend of mine posed a question asking about people’s experiences with book of the month clubs. Of course, many of these types of clu...

January 21st, 2017 |  


An inaugural look through history

An inaugural look through history

“With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the wor...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Elected officials acting childish

Representative John Lewis and thirty-plus Democratic House members have announced that they will not attend the presidential inauguration. Does that m...

January 20th, 2017 |