Leaves? Oh, THOSE leaves…

I gaze out across my expanse of lawn (well, my yard, such as it is), and I discover that the winter, alas, awful though it was, did not kill all the grass

Leaves? Oh, THOSE leaves…

I gaze out across my expanse of lawn (well, my yard, such as it is), and I discover that the winter, alas, awful though it was, did not kill all the grass.

Cursive or cursing?

I recall the day, while I was toiling away in the second grade, when my fellow toilers and I were informed that, beginning immediately, we would use nothing but “real writin’” for all tests and anything else we did that required written communication.

I have some PC demands

After reading that a production of the play, “The Vagina Monologues” had been cancelled at Mt. Holyoke College in Massacheusetts, I was intrigued. The reason given was that it wasn’t inclusive enough, because trans-gender women were not included in the play. First let me say, that if it can be scheduled, it can be unscheduled. Totally their right. No outrage there. However, I began to get my feelings hurt a little after I thought about it, and realized that I couldn’t remember a single instance in which I’ve benefitted from political correctness. Obviously, the PC Police have been ignoring me, and that knowledge hurt my feelings even more. To that … Continued

Farewell, college football

Well, it’s time to bid a fond farewell to college football, alas. I know there’s still some pro games, but I’m a college football fan.

My three weeks off

Because Christmas and New Year’s came on Thursday this time around, I missed two consecutive weeks of columns.