It’s cheaper to live in a cave

It’s cheaper to live in a cave

Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, heating and cooling workers, and skilled laborers are necessary, but expensive. And so are tree-trimmers. And carp...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Dark chocolate, heart healthy or heightened hype?

Dark chocolate, heart healthy or heightened hype?

Delicious. Delectable. Decadent. Oh, how we enjoy chocolate goodies! The sweet treat is a palatable paradise. Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Sgt. Glen T. Hobbs – Viet-Nam March 6, 1968

Sgt. Glen T. Hobbs – Viet-Nam March 6, 1968

On the 6th of March of each passing year my memory goes back to a kid I once knew. Glen Hobbs and I were friends growing up in Portsmouth. We had a ti...

March 9th, 2019 |  



The free exercise of ambition

The free exercise of religion is the rock upon which America was built. But it was the free exercise of ambition which did the building.Ambition took ...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Pyramid schemes or entrepreneur dreams?

Pyramid schemes or entrepreneur dreams?

While profit is the American way—I want others to make a fair profit when I buy. And so do you.Nonetheless, charming and disarming schemers and ...

March 6th, 2019 |  


International Women’s Day is March 8

International Women’s Day is March 8

“Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long...

March 4th, 2019 |  


Capt. William Huston, Jr. a man of Daring

Capt. William Huston, Jr. a man of Daring

If you ever venture to Greenlawn cemetery on the Grant Street side you may see the grave of William Huston, Jr. - Birth 1772, Maryland, USA – De...

March 1st, 2019 |  


Tips for ruminating thinkers

Tips for ruminating thinkers

Like a dog chasing its own tail—around and around and around—some individuals can relate to the anxiety loop. They feel anxious. Soon they...

February 28th, 2019 |  


Peace for Zimbabwe

Peace for Zimbabwe

From sea to shining sea—America. We cherish the First Amendment to our Constitution. Nonetheless, sometimes we take our basic freedoms for grant...

February 27th, 2019 |  


How do snowbirds escape the winter blues?

How do snowbirds escape the winter blues?

Although I’m not a retiree, I’m dreaming of a colorful beach get-away. What about you?Perhaps, a jaunt to the Caribbean Islands. A slice o...

February 25th, 2019 |