February, the dismal month

Whoever thought to limit February to only 28 days was a great humanitarian.  Better were it 10. Two years ago, my brother died.  February 21, 2015: the most dismal date in my life.  Two days before that, the water main under our front yard froze.  Our pipes burst. This year, people near and dear to me have moved far…
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Everybody lies.

Yep, it was a good song by Leo Kottke (which you can see performed here) but it’s generally true in human affairs.  By now, it feels like Trump has been Occupant of the White House for months, but it’s only been weeks.  The lies he and his representatives have spewed before the public have been…
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