We loved our years at Michigan and often proudly wear our Michigan gear. My wife and I met and married there, and each of us earned two Michigan degrees. We are Life Members of the Alumni Association. Our families have a long and successful relationship with the University. Angell Hall is named for a distant … Continue reading What would it take to get us to start donating to the University of Michigan again?
Craziness is the new normal. There are more than two sexes. Having no borders is good. Vaccines are required for citizens, but not for illegal immigrants. Identification is fine for everything but voting. Killing babies in the womb is fine even though we know beyond all doubt that they are fully human and have feelings. … Continue reading Evil Oozing Throughout the World
The media is reporting that the Biden Administration’s handling of the Afghanistan is a a fiasco and a huge mistake. While it is a fiasco and the immediate results may well have been unexpected, the long term goals of the Biden Administration and the political left are greatly advanced by the chaos in Afghanistan and … Continue reading Biden’s Afghanistan is No Mistake
“10 things about Christianity that Jesus would not be happy about if he returned” was posted on Facebook by St. Alban's Episcopal Church on June 14 at 9:51 AM. It was written by Jim Palmer* (JP). I found the post quite troubling and felt a need to explain what bothers me about it. My comments (JSK) on each of … Continue reading A Reply to “10 things about Christianity…”
Virtually every morning a couple of ladies scour the beach near us looking for beach glass. They love to collect it. Many people in the Great Lakes region like beach glass. Much of it is extremely beautiful. Some is even made into jewelry. Of course we have beach glass largely because some people smash bottles. … Continue reading Beach Glass
Cars are safer and more efficient, more people have cars, phones are better, people live longer, information about everything is much easier to get, shopping is easier, farming has become more efficient, food is safer and easier to buy, air-conditioning is much more common, microwaves make cooking easier, there are more people, photography is easier … Continue reading How has the country changed during my lifetime?
A young man is walking the beach in San Diego wondering what he should say to his girlfriend. As he walks he is gazing at the Pacific Ocean and thinking about how beautiful Hawaii must be. His girlfriend would love to go there. Since he is not paying much attention to where he is stepping, … Continue reading Secrets to a happy relationship
A couple of years ago we were in Australia where a local explained their voting process. At the end of his lengthy explanation he said that he may not have not gotten all the details right, and that no one understands how it all works. I imagine someone must understand it, but the more I … Continue reading Problems with Ranked Choice Voting (RCV)
From the start something never seemed right about the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the things that were done are outlined below. They make little sense unless defeating the virus was not the real goal. Everything does make perfect sense if the goal was to accomplish something else. The virus apparently first appeared … Continue reading The Great Panicdemic of 2020
“Congress shall make no law … abridging … the right of the people … to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” In accordance with the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, we, the people of the United States, do hereby petition the three branches of government of these … Continue reading A Petition for Redress of Grievances