The title of this article is borrowed from the 1965 release of the song “This could be the last time” performed by the Rolling Stones. I thought it was appropriate because it describes the feeling that many of us have about a subject that has been debated...
That quote is from Goeffrey Chaucer and it has been used in many different situations. This time it has meaning for two situations. If you pay attention to your calendar you probably noticed that the Vernal Equinox is fast approaching and so is the changeover to...
We have all read the directions on the shampoo bottle that say Wash, Rinse, Repeat. Some repetitions can be very enjoyable while others can be a real pain. Eating chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven while putting them on the cooling racks is one of my...
I don’t know about you, but I get really tired of having to change so many clocks twice a year. I’m either Springing Forward or Falling Back. The newer appliances and electronic devices are programmed to make the change automatically, but we still have...
It Is Silent, But It Can Be Deadly.
This time of the year we often see fog developing and causing serious visibility problems while we are driving. There are different types of fog. I'll explain.
A "Doomsday Glacier?" Scientists Are Studying It.
Glacial melting has been considered a real threat to increases in sea level worldwide. Scientists are studying a special glacier that could reveal how much time is left before the potentially catastrophic rise in sea level occurs. I'll explain.
It's The New Year 2022. What's Your New Year's Resolution?
It's that time of the year again. Time for New Year's Resolutions. How did the practice of making resolutions get started. I'll explain.
A Time When We All Look For Meaning And Peace In Our Life.
It's Christmas once again and the pandemic is still hanging around. A particular Christmas hymn has been an inspiration for many people no matter what the circumstances were. I'll explain.
O Tanenbaum O Tanenbaum Where Are You?
The impact of our hot summer and intense heatwave in June has caused a problem that is complicating things now in December. There is a shortage of real Christmas trees. I'll tell you why.