Up through the time machine

I met some old friends for conversation last night, and they each offered me an insight or two. “Life asks for rewards back because it has favored us with animation,” Ray said, encouraging me to leave something for posterity to chew on. Henry was in a reminiscent mood, and he hummed me an old LaplandContinue reading “Up through the time machine”

The dead don’t vote

My dear old Dad will be voting Democrat for the first time ever next week: He passed away in July. Dark humor, I know (Well, I laughed anyway), but it’s my contribution to the real problem about so-called election interference. A county clerk said last week that she participated in a briefing with high-level securityContinue reading “The dead don’t vote”

Day of the Yellow Clown Elephant

”Let me tell you. I have to tell you. You’re just not going to believe it.” The little one literally bounced with excitement. “Let me guess first. There’s a yellow elephant the color of a banana peel walking up Main Street wearing pink trousers and a teal bowler hat.” This was spoken by a tallerContinue reading “Day of the Yellow Clown Elephant”

‘It ain’t braggin’ if it’s true’

‘It ain’t braggin’ if it’s true’ … a wise man once said — Google The Great and Powerful tells me it was Will Rogers .. or Dizzy Dean … or Muhammed Ali … or … and then somebody said if it IS true, of course it’s bragging. That is to say, if it’s NOT true,Continue reading “‘It ain’t braggin’ if it’s true’”

The world’s greatest comic magazine

Marvel Comics traces its history to just before World War II, but its modern era, the one that spawned almost all of the heroes in its popular series of superhero movies, began in late 1961 with the release of the Fantastic Four. They apparently realized they had started something special, because on the cover ofContinue reading “The world’s greatest comic magazine”