My name is Peary Perry ...

and I have something to say

This is My Story

In order to clear up any future confusion, let’s take a moment and let me explain who I am and why I write these columns each and every week. First off, I was born at a very early age. I arrived in this world with very little and still have most of it. It The big war (WWII) was going on and according to my parents, names were being rationed out. My Mom was kind of slow and couldn’t run very fast. I guess by the time she got down to the Federal Bureau of Names, all of the Johns, Jims, and Davids were gone. That was her story and she stuck with it.

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Christmas

What Happened to America'(Part Two) Last week, I wrote a column about a nineteen year old boy in Florida who committed suicide on the internet and only one of the thousands who were watching this take place bothered to call the police. Oh, and did I mention that the...

Disturbing

  In this week's paper there is a photograph I find very disturbing.   It was taken in Boston on the last day of the 2004 Democratic convention and shows a group of protestors watching a masked woman burning an effigy of John Kerry and George Bush along with...

Computers

I often wonder how we ever accomplished any business in the years before computers. It seems to me that a great deal of our entire daily existence is totally dependent upon one operating system or another. From the programmed coffee maker in the morning to the...