15 years ago…

We STOOD as a country… And now? I’m not sure I have an answer to what we are… Sigh… … Continue reading

Let the scrambling begin…

First, JHU published the following article in the News-Letter… Then, after the outcry began… They retracted it. This is the opening paragraph of the retraction… Editor’s Note: After The News-Letter published this article on Nov. 22, it was brought to our attention … Continue reading


Those pesky ‘little’ things that get left out… A column this week by former Defense Secretary James N. Mattis that blasted President Trump’s “America First” theme did not disclose that Mr. Mattis holds a senior position at the Cohen Group, … Continue reading

Book promo!!!

Alma Boykin has another familiars tale out, Knowingly Familiar As always, click on the cover for the Amazon link! The blurb- When Ghosts Walk . . . Something moves. A Mesopotamian curse sends ripples through the magical community of Riverton. … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Thanksgiving is a unique American holiday that brings all faiths and cultures of this great nation together around a common theme of thanks. Traditionally, we stop for a moment in our busy schedules, gather with family and friends to reflect … Continue reading


Oregon has jumped the shark! 30 days in jail and a $1200 fine… for celebrating Thanksgiving with SEVEN people. And many of the dem/blue states are going full tyrant and locking Turkey Day down with penalties, not as bad as … Continue reading

Western snippet…

The usual caveats… Things are beginning to come to a head… Comments/recommendations welcome, as always! Chapter Roger Kidd was badly hungover as Emma served breakfast to them. He slurped his coffee and moved the eggs around on the plate, finally … Continue reading


Or… To think or be told what to think, that is the question… This was kicked off by a lunch with a friend and his granddaughter, aged 17. We were talking about writing and music, and I asked her if … Continue reading

Apparently some pigs…

Are more ‘equal’ than others… Entertainment Industry Workers Exempt From California Governor Gavin Newsom’s New Stay-At-Home Order In light of an unprecedented rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a limited stay-at-home order. The order requires “generally that non-essential work, … Continue reading


I was literally shaking my head in disbelief when I read this… Andrew Cuomo to get International Emmy for coronavirus briefings International Academy President & CEO Bruce L. Paisner said Cuomo is being honored with the academy’s Founders Award for using his … Continue reading