Saturday musings

Saturday, April 11, 2020
It is finally Saturday and I am not in the office for the first time this week. Even as my grief and weariness envelopes me, I breathe …
I had thought to change the color of the ribbon on the Christmas wreath.  I guess it's time to take it down.

A changing landscape

Monday, April 6, 2020
Publisher's Log: April 6, 2020 We are entering Week Four where most of the staff are working from home. Production manager, Amanda, …
The River Reporter's backyard: Little Lake Erie. The red building on the right is the old ice house that stored blocks of ice for the refrigerator cars from the Erie Railroad.

Spring forth

Monday, March 30, 2020
As we begin Week Three of publishing the paper with most of the staff working remotely, I am comforted by the gentle spring rain and …
Corner of Erie Ave and Main Street in Narrowsburg.

No usuals, only constants

Monday, March 23, 2020
We begin Week Two of working remotely. We are refining our systems to be better organized and efficient. I am here at the office, …
The office is eerily quiet, for a Monday morning.

Unprecedented

Monday, March 16, 2020
Publishers Log: March 16, 2020 You can generally tell what day it is by who is in the office and what tasks we are doing. On …
Never again

Our Grand Old Republic is undergoing its greatest stress test since the Civil War. Thankfully, the 45th worst president (45 of 45) was successfully terminated by a majority of citizens in a …

Astrological forecast for November

One way to look at astrology is that it describes the current mood. What is everyone talking about? The big issues this year are shown by Saturn conjunct Pluto in Capricorn symbolizing both the …

Astrological forecast for October

Below is October forecast for each sign according to the ascendant and Sun signs, including astrological advice about how to cope with the ongoing restrictions. While the heavy transits are still …

Our children are our future

The White House is now engaging in what can only be described as pure politics; the administration continues to spiral towards oblivion with a plan to kill thousands of children and educators in a …

I am a Republican—Donald J. Trump is not

The time has come to call out those who continue to support a person who, as an impeached President, continues to unravel decades of progress with vitriol hatred, paranoid animosities and no …

The race to destroy ourselves

Who will win the race to destroy mankind and the other creatures of the Earth? The nuclear powers or the populous countries that waited too long to confront the coronavirus? Nuclear weapons had a …

House Bound

We are all house bound, families, friends, pets.  All day and every day.  We like each other, but after a while it’s too much.  We need to think about how we can balance this …

Dr GADFLY Advises

Gadfly generally finds plenty of people in public life, both political and corporate, who are in need of a satirist’s sharp pen.  But, the coronavirus is in a separate category.  …

Virus 2020

There's an adequate meme to describe my sense of humor.  Today, we're going to delve just a little bit into that big black part of the pie chart.  COVID-19, the coronavirus, also …

this is about as much color as you'll catch on any typical day this time of year... unless you're lucky enough for a sunset shot.

Add a splash of color

Friday, January 24, 2020
It seems that writing in the winter is always a bit more difficult for me. Or at least writing about this winter.  Sure, I got …
A rose for Alex

Better than sliced bread

Friday, January 17, 2020
The funny thing about the internet is, seeing one thing will randomly make you wonder about another.  This morning, I read that Betty …
Hailey and I still look very similar

Do NOT try this at home.

Friday, January 10, 2020
Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  I know what I can write about.  We're only ten …

The Newseum is history

Friday, December 27, 2019
Do you know your first amendment rights? Think back to school. Your government or civics classes.  When asked if the First …
It poured at Woodstock 50, but Fogerty was great to see.

Looking Back (part 2)

Thursday, December 19, 2019
It's cold. Typical weather for early January, yet it's still before Christmas. Certainly, the snow and the winter weather has helped …