TOO EARLY TO BE DRINKING? – GARRY ARMSTRONG

Isn't it too early to be drinking? by Garry Armstrong I heard these lines recently in a movie. They made me laugh. “Isn’t it too early to be drinking?” he said. “No,” she said. ” I’m awake.” The line had stayed with me many years after the laughter faded, replaced by memories of work, reporters, … Continue reading TOO EARLY TO BE DRINKING? – GARRY ARMSTRONG

ON THE SCENT: COME BACK, SUPERMAN!

I was reading Andy Borowitz' column this morning. He's the guy who writes those parody "news bulletins" for "The New Yorker." I'm pretty sure he's on DJT's hit list. It's an honorable place to be.  I would be terrified, yet honored to join him. Anyway, in this particular post, he posits that Yates (acting Attorney … Continue reading ON THE SCENT: COME BACK, SUPERMAN!

I’M GLAD MOM DIDN’T LIVE TO SEE THIS

Martha Kennedy suggested I watch this video. Generally, I don't watch videos and this isn't my musical taste. You don't need to like the music and I don't think the group "Dead Kennedys" expected you to like it. This isn't entertainment. It is eerily prescient ... except that current reality exceeds my wildest, weirdest, worst fears. When … Continue reading I’M GLAD MOM DIDN’T LIVE TO SEE THIS

ON BEING DISAGREEABLE

It's a real thing and it's a TV thing. It's a local thing. It's international, too. People are rude. Not argumentative and contentious. They are also that, especially in the heat of battle, so to speak. It goes beyond that. They are rude because it seems that politeness, civility, and simple good manners are currently … Continue reading ON BEING DISAGREEABLE