Rich Glennie

08/19/2015 - 9:13am
I’ve never considered myself directionally challenged … until now. On our recent trip to Michigan and southwestern Ontario, my rusty navigational skills using an old atlas got us lost twice. And both times, I had to get out of the car and ask for directions. That, I believe by macho male standards, is embarrassing. I’ve always been pretty good at directions. You know, the...
08/12/2015 - 9:29am
We were sitting with old friends in their living room in Stratford, Ontario, recently, watching the nightly news. They happened to have a New York TV station on at the time, and we noticed something peculiar. The TV weather map was an outline of New York state with an unidentified white blob north of there. That white blob happened to be Canada...
07/29/2015 - 9:29am
I’m a law-and-order guy. I’ve always told my children that if they ever had to go to court, they are innocent until proven guilty. It’s in our U.S. Constitution. A McLeod County District Court judge recently said the same thing when my son opted to fight two alleged traffic violations. If you think the words of the U.S....
07/08/2015 - 10:00am
Not sure when we lost our collective marbles as a country, but it has accelerated greatly in the past several years as the social engineers have gained the upper hand. The latest mind-shaping has come in the form of historical amnesia, the reinterpretation of marriage and the constant attempts to change the faces on the paper money in this...
06/17/2015 - 9:28am
My wife and I were walking along 14th Street the other day when we both stopped to watch a “moving rope” cross the street heading north near Ives Avenue. It looked like a rope because the line was ramrod straight … and it was moving! At its lead was a mother duck and 13 ducklings, marching quickly in unison. They scooted...
06/03/2015 - 9:46am
A move is afoot seeking to change the current $20 bill and replace Old Hickory’s face with that of a woman. Apparently the idea of U.S. President Andrew Jackson, accused of exterminating Florida’s Indian population, is no longer politically correct. And, proponents claim, women need to be recognized for their efforts in history, too...
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