You wouldn’t think an introvert would utter he misses his family and friends, especially since he treasures, seeks, and needs time alone. But I do, I miss my family and friends. One of the reasons for moving back to the Midwest was to be closer to my family. I’d be able to drive over for… Continue reading I Miss My Family and Friends
What will it take for Republicans to take back their party from the Trumpists? The man in the Oval Office, while on the campaign trail of the 2016 election said he could “stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody” and he would “lose any voters.” He may not be standing in the… Continue reading What Will It Take?
A few days ago I wrote a post entitled, The Great Compromise. When I wrote it, I thought it might still be a little while before we would get to that point. Apparently my thinking was way off. The great compromise has begun. There are forces pushing boundaries to see what we will tolerate and… Continue reading The Great Compromise Has Begun
The man in the Oval Office wants the country to reopen. The lead medical expert in the nation, Dr. Fauci, says the virus and data will drive the timeline to do so. The man in the Oval Office doesn’t care too much for what the lead medical expert says because it doesn’t align with his… Continue reading What Does Safe Look Like?
The other day on my Facebook newsfeed, an invite popped up to attend a WebEx for the Coolville, OH village council meeting. Full disclosure, the post was on my sister’s feed, a member of the village council. Since I had never gotten to see her in action as an elected official, rather than, you know,… Continue reading I Crashed the Coolville Village Council Meeting
Since we had to cancel our June New York trip, I decided I would take a vacation day for today. I needed something different as the staying at home, although I know it’s needed and why, is getting old. My day was a nice respite. I was able to sleep in a little bit because… Continue reading Took a Break Today
This evening, after getting caught up with The Masked Singer (yes, I know, but what you going to do?), I watched Saturday Night Live Home Edition. It was better than I thought it would be! The cast was creative in garnering props from around their homes (RGB skit was the brilliant in this aspect; the… Continue reading Saturday Night “Live” in the Age of COVID-19
Lately, I feel much more tired more often than I did before we went into COVID-19 lock-down. Mind you, I would be tired before after a long day, just not as often, and not as deeply. It is also harder to get up in the morning, even though I don’t have to get up as… Continue reading So Tired this Evening
Everyday we hear of governors going on TV and stating all the things the Federal government isn’t doing. Many also let us know, because there is no national leadership, they are each bidding against one another for needed supplies to treat COVID-19. There is a National Governors Association to which I believe all governors belong… Continue reading Nationally, We are Leaderless. Why Aren’t Governors Uniting?
When I first read the following words in an article by Mr. Grenny. I had to go back and read it again. In all, I think I’ve reread it at least 20-times. Eventually, we’ll get more used to the idea of losing a couple million of our fellow citizens. We already do. We expect to… Continue reading The Great Compromise