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During this transitional period, a President-Elect sometimes can exhibit great differences from the persona that he projected during the campaign season. In the case of Donald J. Trump, the possible future governing Trump is likely far afield from the more
I know instructions can be tedious, so I attempted to make them as intriguing as possible. “Now, what do you think this piece is called?” Sydney and her twin sister, Alex, chimed … more
In the wake of the triumph of President-Elect Trump and the secured Republican advantage in the federal legislature, the Democrat party is beyond a state of flux. They are despondent, distressed, and burdened with disbelief regarding the results of the more
By HERB WEISS On Tuesday, September 18, the U.S. Social Security Administration announced that the nation's 65 million Social Security beneficiaries will be automatically be paid a minuscule 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to their monthly more
It was a great harvest this year. Along with the raking and bagging of leaves that is a ritual at this time comes the digging up of gardens and the unearthing of dahlia and canna tubers that get stored in the cellar and replanted in the spring. I usually more
In this seemingly never-ending, malingering election season, most Americans are breathing a sigh of relief that this winter of our political discontent is finally over. Whether their preferred candidate prevailed or not, it is fair to say that we more
Ollie met a cow this weekend. It wasn't the first encounter with the bovine species so we had a good idea what to expect. And fortunately it wasn't an up close connection, either. I don't know what would have happened under such circumstances. On Friday more
By the time of the publication of this editorial, the election will be over and the 45th president of the United States will have been chosen. Whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will take the oath on Jan. 20 next year, the next president will be more
It pays not to know how much gas is in your tank. Really, there's a lot to be said for uncertainty. I've been living with it ever since the gas gauge on my 1962 356 Porsche, which I've owned since 1965, broke some 25 years ago. Of course, the Germans more
With Nov. 8 looming in the immediate horizon like a dark foreboding cloud of uncertainty, it is important to reflect upon whether or not the major party candidates have a concrete and recognizable ideology that we the voter might espouse to. However, more
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