Rich Glennie

11/02/2016 - 7:51am
I had a bad week recently. How can a retiree have a bad week, you ask? Trust me, it happens. Three things happened. The first occurred while grocery shopping. After we unloaded the groceries into the car, I pushed the empty cart to the nearby corral. When I was done, I tugged on the door handle of a vehicle only to discover I was one parking stall off. It was not my silver Buick. It was a...
02/17/2016 - 10:25am
I was just sitting around contemplating some of the mysteries of life the other day, and came to the conclusion that some mysteries may never get solved. For example: Why is it when the speed limit on Highway 22 between Glencoe and Hutchinson was 55 mph most motorists sped along at 60 mph or more. But now that the same stretch of highway is...
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...
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...
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