September is Coming!

August is a beautiful month. A little hot for some, although where I am, it’s perfect. And the nights are starting to cool down. If you’re in the bush, the bugs are starting to subside….

Easter Dinosaurs

What sense to make of Sri Lanka? On Easter Sunday a domestic radical group in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people, using 7 suicide bombers. There was some advance warning. Intelligence agencies got wind…

Reconstituting Spaghetti Sauce

Leaving home is often painful. As the oldest son of a Sicilian mother, when I left, it was exceptionally so. I had been doing something that she did not approve of, and when I told…

Why so serious?

Like many people I was astounded when Donald Trump was elected to the office of President of the United States. I don’t know him personally, but he doesn’t seem like the kind of guy that…

Managing Your Defiant Spouse

First of all, let me say that I have my wife’s permission to write this blog. I told her the title I had planned, and I told her the content. I explained that it was…