Understanding the Times
Jeopardy, Coffee and Misleading Clues

Jeopardy, Coffee and Misleading Clues

Coffee and Misleading Clues Watching Jeopardy we were sorry to watch one of the Jeopardy's clues result in a wrong answer rewarded as right! A recent routine is enjoying evening coffee— a large cup of  decaf—and watching Jeopardy.  Because  in such wackadoodle times ...

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Voter-Turn Out

Voter-Turn Out

In a few days, voter turn-out will  be one for the record books — whether it's a strong showing or a dud.  We  are going to learn how our fellow citizens have processed all the news and views of the world in which we live. No more speculations!  A Poem on Voter...

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It Could Have Been Snow

It Could Have Been Snow

Snow?! It could have been snow, I said to Doug as the fourth day of rain began. The vestiges of hurricane Ian met some wind and formed what some forecasters called a Nor’ Easter.   So far, we've had four + inches of rain; that would  would have been a bunch of snow — ...

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Another Yellow Cat

Another Yellow Cat

Yes, I have added another yellow cat to my collection.  Maybe it’s the red, and yellow, and orange colors? Or, is it the idea of a naughty little creature just doing what comes naturally?  Perhaps what intrigues me are the tiny goldfish who sense . . .  SEE . . ....

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The Second Elizabethan Era Ends

The Second Elizabethan Era Ends

An Era Ends The death of Queen Elizabeth II  was not unanticipated but it was a jolt.  One commentator described the days after her death as the ending of the second Elizabethan Age.  Since my childhood, she and her family fascinated me. In the seven decades I...

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