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 …

COVID-19, The Flu, and The Shutdown

Maryland is under a stay-at-home mandate from Governor Hogan. It is like those in most states to stop unnecessary travel and avoid groups. Maintain social distancing. What makes up unnecessary travel? One could look at what businesses are open in Maryland. Based on my trips, the following are open. Necessary …

Snow is coming

Snow in the forecast Snow arrived at my house tonight. The forecasted one inch turned out to be a dusting.  This is not snow I thought as I let my dogs out to run this morning. I could only shake my head as visions of what the wife and I …

Traditions on Christmas Day? Have they changed?

Christmas day presents Traditions — Christmas Day is upon us. Are you ready? For once we, my wife and I, are ready! We have the presents purchased and wrapped. They sit under the tree waiting for the package distributor to pick one and call out a name. If tradition holds, …