With the mid-term elections next month, I have been pondering the effect of social media on the 2016 election and wondering how it will affect things in November. The more I think about it, th…

It’s funny but now that I think about it New England introduced me to two favorite bread items – English muffins and popovers.

Five months ago I wrote about my struggles while trying to get used to using a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine every night. At that time, all I could do was try to manage on…

Yesterday was the first day of fall, at least if we go by the astronomical season. However Meteorological seasons puts the first day of fall at Sept. 1. The difference is the astronomical list…

I remarked to Dad the other day that the lawns are still so nice and green. Usually at this time of the year we are beginning to see brown spots, or with persistent hot weather entire lawns be…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At the time — though the world was weary of war — no one thought the way the British army and its Arab allies swung into Syria would be forgotten.

Monkey see, monkey do. According to the web it’s a saying from the 1920s that has its origin in ancient West Africa. Basically, it’s the act of doing or believing something someone else has do…

Summertime must be a good time for critter encounters, because I’ve had some interesting ones lately. There was an apparently orphaned, newly hatched bird about the size of a quarter with no n…

This past weekend was my church’s corn boil, which is basically a picnic with corn on the cob as one of its main dishes. We’ve had this annual picnic for quite awhile and what once began as a …

WASHINGTON — Four decades ago, New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an intellectual Democrat, observed with amazement and regret that Republicans had become the party of ideas. Today, many o…

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