Monthly Archives: April 2015

80 Miles From Keflavik (A Memory Minute)

When I was a very young boy, my parents instilled in me a number of basic principles that have been my companions forever. Although I was reared during the societal era when children were to be seen and not heard, … Continue reading

Posted in Memory Minute | Leave a comment

Enough Is Enough

I am dismayed by the fundamental change in our electoral activities in this election based country that used to be the gold standard of the election process. What used to be a part time job for the common man (getting … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment

A Short Walk Home (A Memory Minute)

I spent my third grade in a school in a small town in Michigan called Brown City. My father had found work there and the entire family moved with him to a medium sized home about a half mile from … Continue reading

Posted in Memory Minute | Leave a comment

Grandchildren Are Robber Barons

This article first appeared in another blog that is now defunct. The publication date of that edition was June 19, 2013. I have always said that I would not be like all those other grandfathers in the world who become … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Time To Scrap The Alphabet

This entry addresses an event that fits the old military exclamation from years ago that was uttered frequently while I was in the Pentagon: YGBSM (You Gotta Be Shittin’ Me). Seems a Vietnam Veteran in Utah applied for a personalized … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment

He Said- He Surmised (A Memory Minute)

There was a time when the newspapers reported the news. Every story contained the who, what, why, where, when, and how elements that all journalists/reporters were taught and sternly required to include if they wanted their stories to see daylight … Continue reading

Posted in Memory Minute | Leave a comment

Front Porch – Back Porch (A Memory Minute)

My grandmother was a woman of great wisdom and wonderful grace. She was quick with an appropriate quip that was always filled with deep meaning. One of her most astute quotes went something like this: “The world started its downfall … Continue reading

Posted in Memory Minute | Leave a comment