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Once a mother, always a mother

This video was posted May 8, the day before Mother’s Day. At least one of these mothers will never forget the experience. (Recorded by Michael Austin at Franklin Park Zoo […]

A mother’s work is never done

This video has been widely circulated and you may already have seen it. Still, it’s cute as the dickens, isn’t it? (Yeah, we said that back when I was growing […]

American catharsis

It’s gone. The malevolent incompetence that plagued our nation for four years is finally gone. Or at least its chief instigator is gone. And yesterday we celebrated. Oh, how we […]

The Hill We Climb

At noon today Joseph R. Biden Jr. became the 46th President of the United States. But 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first National Youth Poet Laureate and the youngest ever […]

Haunted by a song

This song, “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield, was released in 1967.

Never attack a man’s dog

This story was all over the news today, but in case you missed it, here it is again. As John Wick would tell you, never mess with a man’s dog. […]

This is firefighting in Colorado

Firefighting in Colorado’s mountains is tough. Really tough. Temperatures, precipitation, and wind can change in minutes. And this is in addition to rough, often steep terrain and high elevation. (Remember, […]

Yes indeed, your president plays the accordion

In the not-too-distant past, I read a comment about Trump “playing the accordion” — a reference to his characteristic gesture of spreading his hands apart, then bringing them together, then […]