We’re just driven toward comfort food. I ate a glazed donut today I knew I shouldn’t eat. That’s because I’m 20 pounds over what I think I ought to weigh. Although a […]
I’ve been passing by the highway exit for the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, outside Albany, NY, for the better part of four decades, shuffling back and forth between family in […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
First in a series I sit on a small wooden bench, little more than a plank with legs, really, beneath a tulip poplar whose wide branches umbrella me. The grass around the […]
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Ten years ago, at the turn of the millennium, Nostraslammy took a stab at predicting the 21st Century, with a promise to check back every ten years to see how the prognostications […]