Monthly Archives: October 2016

Scouts: A Dying Breed?

Both our sons were in the Cub Scouts and then Boy Scouts.  They did community service, learned basic survival skills, and generally had a good time with earning badges and camping out regularly. Each of them persevered and achieved the highest rank in Boy Scouts by earning their Eagle Award.  In general, the public is…

End the Debates?

Like a lot of people, I watched the presidential debate last night (okay, not all of it - I skipped the last half hour). I expected to see a train wreck given the "explosive" new revelation of Donald Trump's foul mouth and chauvinist attitude toward women on a tape from eleven years ago that just…

Hiding in Cookie Jam

A not so funny thing happened when I moved from a blog site to my own website. I lost my voice. I realize now that with a blog, I felt safe to dash off a few words about this or that. Sometimes they were great, sometimes not. But it was okay because it was only…