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One of the great songs ever to come out of the South, “Georgia on My Mind” was written by native son Hoagy Carmichael, composer, and Stuart Gorrell, lyricist, in 1930 on a winter evening in a third floor apartment on 52nd Street in New York City. Discussion to this day, when one reflects upo…

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Mask wearing may be unattractive and uncomfortable for most of us. It may represent a statement for some of us, it may also be a sign of protecting the weakest among us.

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It is better to be safe than sorry” is an old expression that comes to mind every time I hear the terms coronavirus and herd immunity in the same sentence. It is like trying to win in a casino dice game the hard way.

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Last month I had a craving for Chinese food, so on my way home from work I picked up two meals for hubby and myself. Those crab rangoons are addictive in our family. Coming home we enjoyed our dinner and then opened our fortune cookies. I am always waiting to find my fortune cookie with a jo…

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Back when I was a kid, the movie theatre news reels, which appeared on the screen between feature film repeats or between double feature movie shows, was our “television” world news of the day. In fact, during the pre-television days of World War II there was a movie theatre in downtown Chic…

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One day when I was 11, I made a series of bad choices. Those choices led to damage. But through that damage, I was taught one of the more valuable lessons of my life.

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Spring is just around the corner. How do I know this, you ask? My china cabinet needs dusting inside. Every spring I take everything out of the cabinet and polish the inside with a good wood wax. The glass shelves are washed and shined with vinegar water until they sparkle when the inside li…

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No pun intended but wind is taking the energy out of petroleum’s sails/sales. The future of the transportation industry is returning to its roots . . . electric power. Quiet, non-polluting electric wind power across the entire globe will certainly help reduce air pollution and the problem of…