Category Archives: General

Popcorn, Peanuts & Cracker Jack

Sunday afternoons were slotted for room inspection during my childhood.  My father was a military man and he believed in duty, integrity and most important of all, humility.  As the youngest of six children, it never occurred to me to … Continue reading

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Take A Pill

One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you, don’t do anything at all White Rabbit by Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane. This week I have my yearly visit with my primary … Continue reading

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Trumped-Up Executions

Dustin Honken is set to be executed July 17 at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, for two of five murders he committed in Iowa 27years ago. This case is of particular interest to Iowans because while Iowa does … Continue reading

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What a MESS!

Our Army company was a unit called permanent party, which meant that the company’s headquarters were stationed permanently at Fort Lee.  Most of the companies at Fort Lee, while I was there, were teaching units, and they taught quartermaster and … Continue reading

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Sweet, Sweet Summertime

We ate our first garden-raised tomato ten days ago.  I’m not kidding.  It came from Stephanie’s garden.  We also ate our first strawberries of the year, also from Stephanie’s garden.  Radishes are the only thing we’ve eaten so far from … Continue reading

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Bizzarro!

This link will bring you to an article written originally for the Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. https://secureservercdn.net/45.40.149.159/c8h.0e8.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Bizzarro.pdf?time=1591144261

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