No, I’m Not Really A Curmudgeon; I’m Just Playing A Part

The online definition of curmudgeon describes a “bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous, person.” I looked it up yesterday because I fear, if I’m not careful, I will become one. My family and a few of my friends already call me a grumpy old man, at times, and probably not just because I’ve recently turned 60. It’s not…
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Virtual Reality Can’t Hold A Candle To A Good Book

Gadget culture has taken over in America, I think. I chuckled, but also winced a little bit, when my 6-year-old grandson unwrapped his Christmas gifts and found most of the things he’d wanted — a Pokemon book, a Lego set, and various other goodies — and immediately when all the present-opening concluded, asked his mom…
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My Future On The Supreme Court

I am waiting for my invitation to visit Trump Tower and discuss my job qualifications with the president-elect. The invitation must surely arrive soon. Practically everyone else in this country has already made the pilgrimage to New York to discuss cabinet posts, and the like. And although I already have a job I very much…
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Blog Writing I Have Did

There is a long winter ahead for us. So, naturally, my thoughts turn to baseball. We’ve still got a few months to go before diamond greenery stretches out before us, so I’ve spent the last few days dusting off my personal list of my top ten favorite baseball quotes. These aren’t necessarily the most famous…
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Frying Like Bacon On Thanksgiving Day

It was just before bedtime on a Sunday evening, and I mentioned to my wife my surprise and delight that the NFC Central Division is likely to come down to a battle of two teams — the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions. She saw the light in my eye and she said something then…
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