“Xfinity Eternity”

“Xfinity Eternity”

Sep. 21, 2021 by

         As of this writing I have been the customer of four different cell phone providers since I retired nine years ago: Verizon, T-Mobile, Consumer Cellular, and as of yesterday,

“On Mandates, Laws, and Freedoms”

“On Mandates, Laws, and Freedoms”

Sep. 14, 2021 by

         “Athletic shoes required to use the fitness center.”          That’s the sign that greets patrons of the fitness center at our Dover Modern Maturity Center.  And my first (admittedly

“Is It Too Much to Ask?”

“Is It Too Much to Ask?”

Sep. 7, 2021 by

         Sorry.  I’m still on my kick about things that don’t work.           Last week I was harping on the fact that my cell phone wasn’t working right (it still

“If Billionaires Can Joy-ride in Space …”

“If Billionaires Can Joy-ride in Space …”

Aug. 31, 2021 by

         … then why can’t we have a dependable cell-phone system?           I know, I know, billionaires and their toy rockets have nothing in common with the workings of mega-communications

“Water You Thinking about That?”

“Water You Thinking about That?”

Jul. 20, 2021 by

         Apparently, the development in which we live has ongoing problems with its water system and once or twice a year we are notified that the water will be shut

“Thoughts by People More Intelligent than I”

“Thoughts by People More Intelligent than I”

Jan. 26, 2021 by

         Christian Century magazine publishes an annual feature called “Voices of [fill in the year],” a collection of quotes from a variety of people.  Their December 30, 2020, issue included

“Trump – a Great President?”

“Trump – a Great President?”

Jan. 19, 2021 by

         The cartoonist who goes by the pseudonym Tom Tomorrow draws a comic strip called “This Modern World.”  Tom is unabashedly left-leaning, but I couldn’t help but feel – what?

“Tough Choices”

“Tough Choices”

Jan. 12, 2021 by

         Let’s see, now … democratic socialism or sedition?          Not the greatest of choices, but I have a pretty good idea of which I would choose, if they were

“He Is Dangerous”

“He Is Dangerous”

Jan. 7, 2021 by

         Yesterday, January 6, became another day that Franklin D. Roosevelt would have declared “a day that will live in infamy.”  At the urging of outgoing President Donald J. Trump,

Really Long-term Goals

Really Long-term Goals

Jan. 5, 2021 by

         If I tilt my head upward about 30 degrees I will see the bulletin board that sits atop my computer desk (because, in all the years I’ve had it,