How long ‘til fall?

Is this only May? How can that be? True, June is getting closer, but it’s not in any hurry that I can see. And then there’ll be July and August, just plodding along like they don’t care.

For Mom

I notice that Mother’s Day comes not a long time before school gets out for the summer.

Beware the zapper

Something there is that makes things disappear, and then makes them reappear in unexpected places.

Communism kills, Part 1

It has been nearly 170 years since German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote the second bestselling book of all time, The Communist Manifesto.

Hope to hear buzzing

I’m glad some folks have reported recently that they’ve seen swarms of honey bees. I haven’t seen the first lone bee this spring, and I’ve been looking.