Marching to Moldova?

It’s no secret that the Ukranian war planned by Vlad “The Mad” Putin to last two days is now about a year old with no end in sight. You may recall that when the Russian Tsar sent a couple hundred thousand soldiers marching toward Kyiv last year, he figured he could quickly depose their government [...]

By |2023-02-24T04:53:28+00:00February 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Up, Up and Away . . .

Have you ever been up in a hot air balloon? I got to go aloft in one in South Dakota many moons ago. It’s very peaceful cruising above the landscape without any sound except for the occasional blast of hot air. You do truly feel as if you’re a bird in flight. Of course, my [...]

By |2023-02-17T00:48:26+00:00February 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some Things Never Change

In 1790, President George Washington delivered the first State of the Union Address to Congress in person. One of his opening lines was this: “I embrace with great satisfaction the opportunity, which now presents itself, of congratulating you on the present favourable prospects of our public affairs.” Modernize the language a little bit and I’m [...]

By |2023-02-10T15:16:19+00:00February 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flying the Friendly Skies of Yore

A good friend of mine picked Christmas Day to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles to surprise her 97-year-old dad. You may recall that Southwest Airlines had major problems that day, and, of course, that was the carrier she was on. Her scheduled 6:30 AM flight never happened. She eventually got routed through Chicago [...]

By |2023-02-03T21:39:55+00:00February 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments