Category: Real people Real Experiences

Boomer to Bust?

For those of us engaged in our communities, one of the first places you’ll go is one of the service clubs. Historically, they have done great work. They get together for breakfast or lunch. Socialize, and generally have a speaker who is involved in serving the community. Lions […]

The value of silence

I’m a political animal, and wear my allegiances on my sleeve. I’m usually pretty clear about how I feel, although I’ve been very hesitant to proffer an opinion on the teachers strike in West Virginia. I do believe that the teachers are underpaid. I do believe the Senate […]

Demand better. Much better.

We are experiencing a teachers strike in my adopted home of the state of West Virginia. West Virginia is near the bottom for both teachers salaries and for educational results. Comment is well deserved regarding a system that is basically unchanged for well over a century, especially while […]

A Man of Many Maggots

It has been said that our sense of smell is the most powerful sense we possess. It can bring back so many memories, both positive and negative. I have been vacillating about telling this tale, it is so incredulous that most people can’t believe that it’s true. I’m […]