A Gorgeous Gorge: An Essay

[Note (15JUL2019): Summertime! Vacationing time for you and for us. Accordingly, after this new posting, we’ll be absent for two weeks or so. We hope you find this new posting entertaining; many have.] The trim redhead of a certain age with a sharp tongue and an...

Matriarchy In America

[Editor’s Note (08JUL2019): A few days ago, we received sad news. A good friend and colleague of many years had died.      Born at the end of the Great Depression, he lived through World War Two followed by the rise of a patriarchal United States of America to its...

Healthcare?

Note (22APR2019): In medical delivery (aka/“healthcare”), Democrats demand single payer/universal coverage. Republicans? Private sector/competition. The insurance-industry? Participation. The citizenry? Affordable, quality care. Can all four be satisfied? Yes. As...

Falling Out Of The Sky

Lion Air out of Indonesia then Ethiopian Airlines each suffered an airliner falling out of the sky, killing all aboard. Cause? Unknown. Probable cause? Malfunction of the autopilot, possibly due to a faulty sensor, possibly compounded by pilot’s error. Political...