Time for congratulations

I seem to recall that in two previous columns I promised that after the election, I would reveal my vote for president.

I’ve got free candy

I thought I had made up this silly joke all by my lonesome, and was congratulating myself on my creativeness until I saw my joke, or several close versions of it, all over the place.

Third Party 2016

If you have ever so much as whispered about voting for a third party candidate, you have more than likely heard a number of the same bromides.

How about voting, folks?

I had thought about waiting until election day to vote. I thought it would be exciting to be at the polls on The Big Day. But when Alice said she’d rather early vote, I didn’t fuss. In some ways, it’s easier, more convenient, less hectic.

Kill the messenger

No one likes bad news. And if the saying “no news is good news” is correct then all news is, in fact, bad news.

The season approacheth

I have to admit, even though it seems too early for Christmas (Ick! I said it!), I have experienced one of the few things I do like about the holidays.


By now, just about everyone has heard the recording of Donald Trump’s disturbing comments made to an Access Hollywood reporter in 2005. In summary, Trump told the reporter that when he sees beautiful women, he just starts kissing them. He’s a star, he said, so he can do whatever he wants. He can even grab woman by their genitals and there’s nothing they can do about it.

The case for cannabis 2: Benefits untold

Apparently, marijuana legislation is controversial. I know this because everyone who read my last editorial warned me about the backlash I was sure to receive when I came to work Monday morning.