Poems, Bells and Milestones

What an intense few weeks it has been, and what a challenging few weeks it will be.  Between presidential politics and spiraling COVID cases, it feels like our attention has whipsawed from screen to screen.  Maybe that is why I…

Thoughts after the Election

Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the rest. This is one of my favorite lines attributed to the incomparable Winston Churchill.  According to Snopes and the Churchill Society he actually did say something to that effect,…

Just Before the Election

This has been a very intense election seasons and I know many of us are exhausted and just want it over with.  There is a chance that there may not be closure on Tuesday night however as ballots are counted…