Yesterday, Sean Spicer, white house press secretary resigned when someone was brought in from the outside to serve as communications director, the position Spicer hoped to be given. I can’t imagine anyone wanting that job, or any job in the Trump administration, but then I can’t imagine a world of alternative facts, and the belief that any news that does not agree with your concept of reality is “fake news”.
At the same time that Sean Spicer was resigning I was…Continue
The Law on "Robo-calls"
I’m sure you’ve noticed, whether you have a mobile phone or a land-line the increase in unwanted, irritating robo-calls. Registering with “do not call” seems to do no good. The callers get around whatever restrictions are left on telemarketers.
One frequently used ruse is to begin the…Continue
It’s 4:00 a.m. and the rock band across the river packed up sometime after I went to sleep. It was just far enough away. The Amtrak is going through now. I love train sounds. They remind me of my childhood living across the river from a switching station. Summer nights were spent with the windows open in those days and I could hear the men working in the train yard talking interrupted by the crash of the cars being coupled and uncoupled. The men and the mockingbird and the screech owl…Continue