That was quick

I know February is the shortest month, but WOWZA! it sped by so fast I barely had time to turn the calendar pages. I guess that’s what living a full life is all about. When I “retired” a few years ago, I anticipated having all kinds of “free time” to do whatever I...

144 Character Revolt

Still think one person can’t make a difference? Don’t tell that to Wael Ghonim. His Twitter and Facebook activity in Egypt just one month ago today helped spark what the world is now calling the Egyptian Revolution. President Mubarak has stepped down, and true...

The Apostrophe Police

I’m thinking of creating a new reality TV show called “Apostro-Cop.” Each week I’ll pound on the door of an unsuspecting person or business or government agency and expose their ignorance to the Entire World and— No, wait! Their poor punctuation has already done that!...

Me and George W.

I’ll bet that title totally freaked out some of my politically astute and liberal friends. But I’m not talking about my history with THAT George W., I’m talking about my long-term admiration for our first president. Today is Presidents’ Day. Note where the apostrophe...

Blue Heron Buffet

I’ve been watching with interest the road reconstruction being done between Chinook and the tunnel. It’s part of the “Fort Columbia Tidal Wetland Restoration Project.” Rumor has it there’s going to be a huge culvert running under the roadway between the Columbia River...
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