What About This?

What About This?

We started the Christmas Movie Rotation early this year what with one thing and another. We still do not have a copy of the Christmas-Carol like movie that we like the most; maybe we will have it by next year. When I wrote about the Rotation last year, I mentioned that there was a picture…

Read More

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

Rural living certainly has its downside. You can’t walk to the fence in the backyard and borrow a cup of sugar (or a 19/32” wrench), you can’t get anything delivered or any work done around the place that you can’t do yourself without an extended song and dance. And so on pretty much until you…

Read More

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

Just the other day I heard a pollster explaining what happened in the recent national election polls that were almost as wrong as the polls four years ago when Hillary was a “walk off winner over President Trump”.  For any poll to be accurate there are two big things that have to be considered: 1)…

Read More

What About This?

They say that if you scratch the surface of any cynic, you’ll find a disillusioned and disappointed ________ (liberal, conservative, etc, fill in the blank). While that may be true as far as it goes, in my view there is more. I think what makes cynics out of “normal” people is irrationality. When those who…

Read More

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

I can’t believe that some parents in American school districts are tacitly accepting the idea of retroactive birth control by embracing the idea of sending students to school in the face of this raging Covid-19 curse, just to avail themselves of FREE DAY CARE. Not all kids are catching it. Of those who do, not…

Read More

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

Around here, for a week or so, before stiff waves of wind blow them all away, New England boys like me look out over the backyard and get a little homesick. They float slowly down, they sway in the sunlight reflecting the reds, tans, oranges, yellows, browns and greens of Autumn, presenting the bright calling…

Read More

What About This?

Just because a person has a vowel at the end of his last name doesn’t necessarily mean he is of Italian descent. And just because a person is of Italian descent doesn’t necessarily mean he is an expert on pizza. But it certainly helps. It may be a genetic thing. Who knows? All the cooks…

Read More

What About This?

I am writing this a few days before the Presidential election. I considered talking about something that should be important to all of us no matter what our political proclivities.  I thought I was going to talk about the disgusting and deeply un-American practice of voter-suppression, but the entire concept, and lately the actual execution…

Read More

What About This?

There is a lot of stuff that I do not understand concerning the presidential race, and I’m sure that puts most of us in the same bucket. So much of what we are subjected to every day, and will only increase as the election approaches, is so dependent on our preconceptions that any new information,…

Read More

What About This?

The latest reports we have been getting from the most carefully protected area in the United States of America, the White House, and the many Covid-19 infections attacking the President and the many high-level personnel in the administration and their families remind us that testing for Covid-19 means nothing.  Even receiving test results from Covid-19…

Read More