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"Once in a while you will stumble upon the truth but most of us manage to pick ourselves up and hurry along as if nothing had happened." — Sir Winston Churchill

Update on Mel’s Lousy Week . . .

I had to take Mel to the ER April 2.  He was in so much pain – it was obvious something was very wrong.  He was admitted and many tests … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 17 Comments

Unplanned Break . . .

Melvin has been down with malaria this past week and has been unable to write anything.  In fact, he couldn’t get his head off the pillow.  It doesn’t usually last … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 19 Comments

This Week’s Funny . . .

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

SOME THOUGHTS FROM INDIANAPOLIS

Ed Miliband is right.  You can’t trust the people. Mr. Miliband is Leader of the Opposition Labour Party in the United Kingdom. If his party wins the next election and … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

This Week’s Funny . . .

March 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

IS CRIMEA EUROPE’S FUTURE?

It’s been exactly a hundred years since an assassin’s bullets opened up an ethnic can of worms across Europe, the Middle East, and eventually the rest of the world. Prior … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

NURSERY RHYMES and THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE

     Providing daycare to two of our grandchildren has its challenges, especially when I’m also trying to write articles for my blog. Every time I open my laptop to … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

THIS WEEK’S FUNNY . . .

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

REALPOLITIK AND THE FUTURE OF THE UKRAINE

There are only two people who matter when it comes to the crisis in Ukraine. They are Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel. As it happens, both speak the other’s language.  … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

UPDATE!

The previous article, WHO WILL LOSE FACE OVER UKRAINE – RUSSIA OR AMERICA? was posted without the last four paragraphs.  It has now been corrected. My secretary has been severely chastised. Melvin

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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