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Post Partum Debate

    Well, I did make it through the entire debate last night.  It amazed even me that I had the stamina, a quality apparently in doubt by Donald regarding women, to stay awake until 10:30.  Hillary did a great job but…

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Tonight's Debate

    Seems it is the citizenly thing to do this evening: think about, comment on, and, of course, watch the political debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  In an effort to demonstrate my patriotism, I will be watching until sleep…

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Catching Up

  I feel a failure at blogging and am glad that nobody has noticed my shortcomings in this public medium.  I sought to remain silent on 9/11 in honor of those silenced forever. It was a somber, respectful effort. 

  Shortly thereafter…

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Political apathy

   It is indeed a frightening time when I listen to political speeches.  Trump scares me the most.  Despite all of the email controversy and Bengazi tragedy, Hillary has the expertise to lead us.  "Better the devil we know than the…

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Of horses and writing

       For practically nothing except the guarantee of giving him a good home and helping him recuperate, we acquired an off-track Standardbred last December.  In his racing days he had been known as Awesome Easy and I guess had made some…

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Transparency of Politics

   I find it interesting that we Americans seem to think that we have the right to every health detail of the 2016 Presidential candidates. Really?  If Hillary has a yeast infection, do I need to know?  Talk show talkers are…

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The beauty of fall

    I am struck today by the reverence of yesterday's memorial ceremonies in honor of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, a day that lives in contemporary infamy.  It was good to be silent and contemplative.  I am also humbled today by…

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Launching

    When life gets in the way, it does take some time to get things done.  And so it has been with launching this website.  I offer this brief post to apologize if you've made made a visit and just wondered…