Letters from North America

Death to Traitors!

Who Knew About This?

While we are all watching the events that are taking place in Afghanistan on an hour-by-hour basis, I found several items of interest to share. Putting aside the catastrophe that is currently taking place, I was somewhat amazed to find where a lot (a large lot) of...

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Reeding + Righting = 0

I know, I know I promised I would steer clear of politics while writing this weekly blog, but I just can’t help myself. You can’t make stuff like this up. Here is the latest out of the state of Oregon: “For the next five years, an Oregon high school diploma will be no...

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Simple? Maybe not

My first car was a 1931 Chevrolet that I bought for $75. This was in about 1958 or so. It was a very uncomplicated vehicle. You started it, shifted gears, pressed on the gas and off you went. You kept an eye on the fuel gauge and the temperature indicator to make...

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My remote is remote

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I seem to recall that moving into the age of electronics was supposed to make our lives easier, not harder. Anyone besides me remember that? Well, here we are some decades later and I can’t seem to get any warm fuzzy feelings about any of...

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It is what it is

Am I the only one or has this happened to you as well? You are trying to get somewhere on time, you are late, but you can make it if the lights allow it and the traffic smooths out. But, no…it will never happen since you will hit every red light on your way to your...

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