Lori went out like a lion

Lori went out like a lion

March is winding down and my sister-in-law, Lori, is going with it.There is too much food and too many flowers because that is what we do when someone...

March 29th, 2021 |  


It’s just not the same this year

It’s just not the same this year

What should the topic be this week, something serious or something a little more light, I pondered as I settled down to write this column?The mass sho...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Marching in the after-work parade

Marching in the after-work parade

Now that the weather’s getting a little nicer, the world’s least interesting parade is back in town.Way up at the front, you’ll find...

March 25th, 2021 |  



Russia drips with baleful irony

Russia drips with baleful irony

“Do you believe Vladimir Putin is a killer?” George Stephanopoulos of ABC News asked President Joe Biden this very question in an intervie...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


Missing Lori’s laughter

Missing Lori’s laughter

Throughout the past year my husband, Peter, and I have been seeing no one except Peter’s sister, Lori, and her husband.Lori has Stage 4 cancer a...

March 22nd, 2021 |  


And then there’s that karma thing

And then there’s that karma thing

It has been my experience that the misdeeds of my youth have often come back to haunt me. Some surprised me almost immediately, others returned while ...

March 19th, 2021 |  


Stimulus: What it means for you

Stimulus: What it means for you

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. I tend to label this as “Stimulus 3.0” as the most notable item i...

March 18th, 2021 |  


The same rules apply at any age

The same rules apply at any age

We all know and are familiar with the process. We are born and stay in the kid stage for a very short time. Then we become a young adult, then somehow...

March 17th, 2021 |  


Farmers, soil and carbon markets

Farmers, soil and carbon markets

It’s a fact. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, carbon dioxide amounts to 81 percent of the planet’s greenhouse gases (2018...

March 16th, 2021 |  


A cheese fondue anniversary

A cheese fondue anniversary

It’s our anniversary and my husband Peter and I will be celebrating, like everyone has this past year, the best we are able.We have not yet won ...

March 15th, 2021 |