Monthly Archives: January 2012

Republicans will Put Obama back in the White House in 2012

As the Republican Party faithful vet Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul in the primary election process, there is little question in my mind that they will snub the only man in this group who can actually … Continue reading

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Oh, For a Teutonic Crew!

This is a story about Teutonic people and their comparison with non-Teutonic people on the high seas.  First a definition: Adj. 1. Teutonic – of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages; “Teutonic peoples such as Germans and … Continue reading

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Peeing on the Taliban

This week a 42-second video shot last year in Afghanistan went viral.  It showed some marines peeing on the corpses of three Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.  Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called the video “utterly deplorable.”  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Father of the Bride

For years I’ve heard the words “Father of the Bride” and haven’t given them much thought.  Yesterday my only daughter, Tara, was married here in Winona.  Like many things in life, you must experience them to truly understand their full … Continue reading

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My 2006 New Year’s Wish List….six years on!

Happy New Year to you and your family!  Six years ago, on Sunday, January 1, 2006 I made a New Year’s Wish List (Below).  My January 1, 2012 comments on each wish are in bold italics. 1.    That the … Continue reading

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