I wrote this column in August, with the intention of submitting it as freelance to our local newspaper “InsideNoVA.com.” I never submitted it, as a result of my previous submission on the immigration resolution not being published. Perhaps I should have anyway, but I can also use the excuse that Winnie and I were just too busy in the final throes of rebuilding our second property.
So, for your reading pleasure, the first time in publication ever, you can read my thoughts on taxes. Continue reading →
Once again, it’s Thanksgiving day and my favorite holiday of the year. While I’m waiting for the turkey to finish up cooking (as we all know, a turkey always cooks in its own time) and the guests to arrive, I want to reflect for a minute on all we have to be thankful for. Continue reading →
Awhile back, I submitted a column to our local newspaper, now named “InsideNoVa.com,” formerly “The Potomac News.” My column submission was triggered by a report that about 80 percent of Prince William County were “OK” with the way our police department were handling the anti-Hispanic immigration resolution passed by our Board of County Supervisors back in 2007.
I suspect that our many loyal readers may have noticed that I haven’t posted much of anything over the past year. Well, there was a reason for that, and not just because I didn’t feel like writing. Continue reading →
We had an interesting nature call this past spring. It seems a pair of birds decided to build a nest, lay their eggs, and raise their young right over the outside light next to our basement patio door. Continue reading →