July 27, 2018
We’ve all heard the story of how Socrates was forced to drink a potion containing poison hemlock.
July 25, 2018
I am glad to know that movie musicals live on.
Specifically, our family saw “Mamma Mia! — Here We Go Again” this past weekend, and I enjoyed it as much as anything I have seen in a long time.
A full decade after the first “Mamma Mia!” movie, members of the…
July 22, 2018
The U.S. Post Office was created on July 26, 1775, by decree of the Second Continental Congress. In early America, post offices were also known as stations. This term and “post house” fell from use as Pony Express and coach service was replaced by railways, aircraft, and…
July 20, 2018
Common mullein is that tall fuzzy leaved plant that many people confuse with lamb’s ear. Once plants begin to flower, the two bear fewer similarities. Mullein has taller flower stalks with yellow flowers and those of lamb’s ear are pink to purple.
Mullein is a biennial well adapted to…
July 19, 2018
It was delighted to learn that reruns of “The Johnny Cash Show” are now being shown on Sunday nights.
I had started to say “the Old Johnny Cash Show” but then I realized the only Johnny Cash Show there ever was is old — it aired in the late 1960s and early 1970s.…