Rich Glennie

05/04/2016 - 12:05pm
As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton methodically march to their political party nominations, I have been hearing more and more people saying they may not vote at all. They may sit on the sidelines because they don’t care for either party front-runner.   That would be unfortunate for the United States, the bastion of freedoms, including the duty to vote, that most of the world can...
01/20/2016 - 8:24am
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...
12/23/2015 - 12:27pm
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 - 9:42am
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 - 7:46am
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 - 9:23am
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...
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