That One Teacher

This week, I received a Facebook message from an old high school friend that saddened me. Our former American Literature and Rhetoric teacher had been killed in an auto accident. I was equally stunned that her obituary said she was only 80. I would’ve guessed she was...

Long Hot Summer Days

It’s hot. And humid. I mean feels-like-walking-through-boiled-molasses hot summer. Not just here in Virginia, according to Weather Underground, but the entirety of the Perspired States of America.  It’s just turned July. Yikes. Let us give thanks to all deities and...

I Scream, You Scream

Last week I posted my old prosecutor’s thoughts on how to analyze a sexual assault allegation, using the current accusation by Tara Reade against Joe Biden as my case study. Over the last seven days, there’s been a lot of new information reported, seriously...

Small Town Politics

I come from a long line of local politicians. Great Uncle Moe was the Treasurer of LaValliere County for a couple of decades, from which he managed to keep a wife and two mistresses in comfort. His big brother, Great Uncle Louie, was mayor of the county seat of Ojibwa...

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