Turkey or eagle and Mr. Gobbles’ effects

Turkey or eagle and Mr. Gobbles’ effects

I’ve always thought it would have been great to live during the American Revolution. To have lived when Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, ...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Thanksgiving can be so very special

Thanksgiving can be so very special

OK, so here we go again, the Thanksgiving holiday, one that for years has been my absolute favorite. It’s really been my favorite for much of my...

November 25th, 2021 |  


Giving thanks on Thanksgiving week

Giving thanks on Thanksgiving week

I’m thankful for doughnut Fridays.Every Friday morning, on the way to taking our kids to school, we stop at the grocery store near our house and...

November 24th, 2021 |  



Can social media be fixed?

Can social media be fixed?

The Times-Gazette printed an editorial from the Akron Beacon Journal not too long ago titled: “School kids who want to learn deserve better,R...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


What Thanksgiving looks like

What Thanksgiving looks like

My mother sent a photo of a huge female turkey sitting on her bird feeder.The giant, ungainly creature looked ridiculous, perched on the little wooden...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Hunting for some fond memories

Hunting for some fond memories

No, I am not a hunter — unless I’m looking for my glasses or cell phone.I grew up in the city, and my pal Grubby and I would take our Red ...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Carpool driver time is limited

Carpool driver time is limited

The text messages are always straight and to the point.“Can you come at 10?”Sure, I respond. After all, I’m on call. I know the text...

November 18th, 2021 |  


Photo often equals lump in throat

Photo often equals lump in throat

Lady Jane and I have quite a bit of fun with photos, trying to identify a trip we’ve taken in alternating rounds of five photos pulled out of a ...

November 17th, 2021 |  


When fiction runs into reality

When fiction runs into reality

It’s a curious situation when fiction runs into reality. While in the midst of a second novel in which climate change and immigration are essent...

November 16th, 2021 |  


When fiction runs into reality

When fiction runs into reality

It’s a curious situation when fiction runs into reality. While in the midst of a second novel in which climate change and immigration are essent...

November 16th, 2021 |