May 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Congratulations are in order for the Minnesota Legislature, which approved a historic same-sex marriage bill last week. Minnesota now joins 11 other states that have legalized same-sex marriage. Delaware and Maryland approved their laws just two weeks ago. Continue Reading
February 10, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
In this current budget-cutting frenzy, it is a frightening prospect for millions of senior citizens and their loved ones that Social Security could become Social Insecurity. Continue Reading
February 3, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
A “cleaned-up” version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has just been published. Continue Reading&
January 27, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
Congratulations to Alexandria native John Hawkes, the superb character actor who finally nabbed a long-overdue Oscar nomination. Continue Reading
January 20, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
Good news, folks! There’s hope for old dogs.
Through the many decades of my life, not once did I ever make a decent pizza, as many times as I tried. Continue Reading
January 13, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
It might be impossible to prove beyond a doubt, but it is almost certainly likely that toxic words have helped push some deranged people over the edge into murder. Continue Reading
January 6, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
Some questions will likely be argued until the last gasp of time.
One of them is this: “Is it duck tape or duct tape?” Continue Reading
December 23, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
How did mankind survive before the invention of duck tape?
I just can’t imagine a world B.D. (before duck) Everything must have been coming apart at the seams failing, falling apart, left unrepaired, a chaotic shambles. Continue Reading
December 16, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
John Lennon has jumped into my mind so many times in the 30 years since his death. Continue Reading
December 9, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
When will people learn that apostrophes are not salt-and-pepper?
These days, too many people sprinkle apostrophes willy-nilly to “season” their sentences. Continue Reading