Ps & Qs

  • Locations: News Published

    Ps & Qs: Twelve days of Carbondale

    This December, I want to give a little appreciation for our local flare here in Carbondalay, Bonedale, C-Town. (Just kidding, no one calls it that — yet!)

    As the holidays approach, it’s a good time to take stock of all that we have and look for ways to share with… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Cead mile failte

    I told my sister that NASA was planning to fire a missile at an asteroid coming close to Earth — not because there was any danger of the asteroid hitting Earth, just to test our math (and, I suspect, to appease a bit of the Bruce Willisness in all Americans.)… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Ship of fools

    Do you ever think life is like a treasure hunt? Kind of like a cosmic bingo game and as we gain experiences, the squares on our board fill up until we yell, “Bingo!” For instance, in my life, I have sung karaoke a handful of times — not well mind… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Arnie goes to the big city

    I recently went down to the big city of Denver, and WOW! I felt like Country Mouse showing up at the door of an old family friend in my worn-out coat and hat, carrying an old square suitcase. Such a busy, bustling place, yet everyone just goes about their own… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Trump’s theme song

    “Have you been vaccinated?” the hostess asked me. She was wearing a pink and orange striped jumper with a crocus fascinator set jauntily on the side of her head.

    “Sure.” I said, thinking of all the shots I’d had over the years: Hepatitis A, Yellow Fever, that one year I… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: It's how to play the game

    Happy new year! Oh boy, these days it seems like each year is better than the next… just kidding — sort of. We went through the ringer last year: pestilence, poverty, politicians who were ready to burn it all down and hang the vice president on the frontread more →