Lemmings led off the COVID-19 Cliff

My level of frustration reached an almost unbearable level. Restrictions The county executive closed restaurants once more to indoor and outdoor dining. Only curbside or takeout is authorized in Anne Arundel County, Maryland until sometime in January 2021. This is more restrictive than what the state’s governor recommends. He recommends …

COVID and Tuesday Night

COVID-19 strikes the Fort Meade Tuesday Night Men’s League again. The first time was earlier this year. The league enjoyed a fun season, looking to several more weeks of completion when Governor Larry Hogan ordered the lockdown. He closed many types of businesses, including bowling alleys, gyms, and other recreational …

Post Election 2020 Predictions

Prognostication I am not a prognosticator. Yet, I feel the need to make some predictions that I fear will pass if President Donald J. Trump does not successfully win the 2020 election through the recounts. I base the following on personal observation and public comments. Please, let history prove me …

Saving Siden—Story written during NANOWRIMO

The 2020 National November Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) competition started today. The NANOWRIMO challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel in the thirty days of November. After much thought, I decided not to compete this year. It was not a hard decision since I am editing one I wrote in …

Fighting 2020 Election Depression

Nearing depression I sit here contending with a bout of near-depression. I am usually very much an optimist, but this election brings out the pessimist in me. I wonder what great sin in my past warrants the punishment of watching my great country on the verge of being brought low. …

Election Interference—2020

I am confident most of my readers are familiar with claims Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Are you familiar with the interference happening in the 2020 election? I doubt anyone would be surprised at countries interfering in the 2020 election. America’s intelligence agencies have identified Russia, China, and …

Decision time for NANOWRIMO—2020

It was about this time in 2016 that I began preparations to take part in NANOWRIMO—2016. Yesterday, I realized the 2020 event is approaching, and a decision needed. Shelving this decision for a moment, I thought I would review my progress turning the 2016’s disaster into a novel. The 2016 …

Two Visions-Trump versus Biden

What will America look like after the election on 3 November 2020? The way forward is very different under Joe Biden and Donald Trump. The following is my understanding of the positions of the two candidates. President Donald Trump promises he will continue to push for lower taxes, low regulations, …

Labor Day for Those Paid and Unpaid

COVID Labor Day Here we are celebrating Labor Day during a coronavirus shutdown. A day to honor those who made and are making contributions to the well-being of the country. At first blush, one thinks of those paid for their labor as the recipients of the honor. It should cause …

My New Normal, Bowl…Bowl…Bowl

My world is trying to return to normal as we near September. For the last thirty years, this would be the time when the bowling leagues wrapped up their summer seasons and the meetings for the fall season held. Well, there was no summer season this year. COVID struck in …

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