Oh, what a difference a generation or two makes

We’ve all done it; many of us probably still do. “We” is us Baby Boomers; “it” is make fun of our parents. “When I was your...

Bite-size candy is making my life a living hell!

Someone congratulate me. I’ve almost finished my kids’ Halloween candy and it is not even December. I remember a time when we would be...

Nasty nettle … Ah, ha!

Once upon a time there was a story about a wolf in sheep’s clothing. An early version calls the wolf a “false prophet,” Biblical...

Using the internet to go back in time

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed a few weeks ago when a Tweet about the Merriam Webster dictionary caught my eye. The Tweet had...

See the logo? How can you not?

I have a cap with no logo on it. Therefore, I am a member of the counterculture. The hat is commonly referred to as a...

Some people just won’t give up — and that’s a fact

The email came on schedule. Every six months more or less. But this one had a different twist. There is a lady who lives in...

Congratulations, America! You survived democracy

As I’m sure every single one of you people reading this column are aware, we had a mid-term election a few days ago. And...

Thinleaf sunflower

Beautiful wildflowers are welcome at Angelkeep. Any plant that is not welcome is referred to as a weed. So even an invasive plant can...

Reporting on an openly anti-reporter president

I never thought I would be so apprehensive to do my job as a journalist in 21st Century America — but I guess this...

Only seven years old — not so vintage after all

I used this space a couple of weeks ago to write about the word vintage following an experience I had with my 2011 Mac...