Wyoming and other fences: A testament?
The high stakes poker being played out in Washington, allegedly, centers on building a wall to keep out undesirable elements — terrorists, gang members, rapists ... like that. It has also …
A country, shut down
OK. We’ve got a pissing contest in Washington. We have a leader who has moved all of his chips onto one number and is challenging the croupier to make the ball drop into the right slot.
All I need for Christmas
I guess I made a pretty good haul this Christmas. A few things were missing from my wish list, even though really,
I’d have been content with nothing since I have pretty much everything I need. Like ZZ Top sang so eloquently, “I Ain’t Askin’ for Much …”
Lessons on giving from my grandmother
Euphemia Hayman Reher grew up in what she referred to as “want,” thanks to her Scots-Canadian coal mining father who tended to drink away his salary. Want, to her mind, was not poverty but a correctable condition.
Christmas tree troubles
Last week, we were faced with a disaster.
Actually, as disasters go, it wasn’t much. In fact, I’m a little embarrassed to call what almost happened a disaster. It wasn’t as …