Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Good” fences

A proverb dating from the 17th century says, “Good fences make good neighbors.”  It is most famously used in a Robert Frost poem entitled “Mending Wall”.  A man questions the need to repair a wall year after year, when there … Continue reading

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A Nation of Whiners

It’s official.  We are a nation of whiners.  I’m sick to death of it.  Remember Doug and Wendy Whiner from the old SNL sketches?  They have nothing on 21st century Americans. Last week, our region “endured” a few days of … Continue reading

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I’ve been absent for a while.  There are a number of reasons.  First, I was working on a few home projects.  We had about 72 hours of power outage.  The biggest reason, however is that I lost my mother a … Continue reading

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