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Free as a bird

Yep, Donald Trump is now free as a bird to do anything he pleases. And I’ve no doubt he will. […]

Thank you, Mitt Romney

Thank you, Sen. Mitt Romney, for being a man of conscience and conviction and voting accordingly. You were that rare […]

Pelosi upstages Trump

Taking a cue from Donald Trump, who loves to distract from unflattering news by creating his own news, House Speaker […]

They is just sayin’

As most of my regular readers already know, I’m a retired editor. And as you might have guessed, I have […]

Boing, boing, Boeing

Just a note in passing: Regardless of what the future holds for the now-infamous Boeing 737 Max airplane, you’ll never […]

Australia burning

I thought Colorado’s fires were bad. And then came California. I thought California’s fires were bad. And then came Australia. […]

My career-in-a-box

(Reprinted from August 13, 2008)  I go on Wordle binges, playing with word clouds for sometimes hours at a time. […]

Shut him up, shut him down

I was horrified yesterday when our “stable genius” of a president mentioned injecting disinfectant to get rid of the coronavirus. […]

On the destruction of statues

I’ve written before about the destruction of public statues and monuments, and I’ve supported leaving them in place — with […]