Rich Glennie

01/20/2016 - 7:24am
As a retired editorial writer, it has been difficult to just sit on the sidelines as the presidential candidates continue ranting and raving about each other and the other party’s hopefuls. I was hoping the field would be culled to a workable number by now but, sadly, it has not. Political ambitions and egos die hard. I also hoped the unfolding “reality political show” would...
12/23/2015 - 11:27am
I was eating my bowl of cereal last Wednesday morning, watching the latest excuse for coverage of the Republican presidential “debate.” I thought my milk was going to curdle as the candidates continued taunting each other like little kids in the school yard. And one of these wants to lead the free world! I usually watch the TV...
12/16/2015 - 8:42am
For several years now, I have not hung up Christmas lights around my house despite my wife’s not-so-subtle hints. There are several reasons. First, I don’t want to. Second, I’m not interested in going out in the cold and freezing my hands. Third, I can’t seem to ever untangle the snarled Christmas lights with any...
11/04/2015 - 6:46am
There are times I feel like I should be on the endangered species list. The near-misses I have avoided as I stroll around the community have forced me to think more about my own mortality. Am I going to end up as someone’s hood ornament or as a chalk drawing on the street? The main issue faced by walkers is inattentive driving. And it is...
09/30/2015 - 8:23am
We were in his new digs and the topic came up about Yogi Berra’s recent death at age 90. It was like a light bulb went off as Lee rattled off statistic after statistic about the great Hall of Fame Yankee catcher, his teammates and sports in general. Yogi’s death seems to be the end of an era of post-World War II baseball. Berra was...
09/16/2015 - 7:31am
I was sitting in my lawn chair, with my adult beverage and book — dodging nuts! One nut hit me on the shoulder. I moved a bit. The next shell hit me on top of the head. I moved again. Pretty soon I was out of the shade and into the hot sun. That defeated the purpose of being outside, enjoying my backyard nature scenes. While there was a...
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