What’s On My Reading Table (August 31st, 2020)

It’s been a while since I shared a “reading table” post. It was popular the last time I shared this list so I thought it might be worth sharing again. I just finished reading How The South Won the Civil War, by Heather Cox Richardson. Heather Cox Richardson is a very good historian, and a …

I Have Stayed Away for a While – but I’m back

I have not wanted to write for a while – I guess I find the world depressing, and it takes the starch out of me just living in it. I have a bit of my thinking here to share – it’s what’s on my mind. I have a question. If so many Americans got filthy …

Being A Bad Neighbor Is Not Ok (because you are having fun doing it)

Many of you know I live in a very rural area of Vermont. The town I live in has a population of about 1200 residents. Life is simple where I live and in many ways, we are a bit of a time warp here. The village I live in has about a dozen houses, a …

Paying Attention to the Backstories

Yesterday, I shared that McConnell had admitted on Fox News that he was wrong when he said Obama did not leave a pandemic plan. First, McConnell made this statement that the Obama administration did not leave a plan at a campaign event in which he appeared alongside of Lara Trump, Trump’s daughter. So, keep in …

What’s on my mind as we continue with the challenge of the corona virus

I do not doubt the seriousness of the challenge and risks we face with the corona virus. I believe the doctors, scientists, and medical/health experts. These people have the training, education, and experience to make their advice very valuable and worth paying attention to in a time like this. I do not understand why the …