Month: April 2014

The Importance of Spelling “Lake Titicaca”

So I couldn’t spell Lake Titicaca. I saw nothing wrong with writing the answers on the back of a wooden ruler in pencil for the weekly geography quizzes. It was the only object allowed on our desks during tests. Points… Read More ›

Troubadour Larry

       Romance novelist Nora Roberts, who grew up in the same areas around Washington D.C. as I did, wrote; “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always… Read More ›

Dangerous Paleface

 Bob Hope did a movie entitled “Son of Paleface,” about a northern city-slicker, graduate of Harvard, who went out west for the first time and entered a tough, western town on a miniature donkey.    There is an establishment known… Read More ›