My cousins inherited the music genes of the family, but I didn’t. I inherited the gardening genes and they didn’t. I enjoy their music and they call me for advice, so it balances out. The latest “What is wrong with (fill in the blank), was “Why is my pecan tree not producing nuts or so few nuts?”

Over the past eighteen months or so we have been thinking a lot about work. There have been some who lost their jobs. There have been others who have been afraid. Some whom many took for granted suddenly were labelled “essential.” I felt from the beginning this was a label that represented t…

Nearly 20 years to the day that foreign terrorists took down the twin towers in New York City — when thousands of lives were lost and trillions of dollars were spent — the Afghanistan War has ended in utter and complete misery. Now, the White House is trying to spin this epic collapse as bus…

This week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York resigned his office. It was a stunning turnabout for a man who had been proclaimed a hero of the republic by the entire media just last year, even as he presided over the worst COVID-19 spike in the United States and covered up the deaths of thousands…

Those wishing to interject radical racial ideology under the banner known as Critical Race Theory (CRT) into public school classrooms are sweating blood and tears to stop the momentum created by states — a dozen so far — banning the teaching of this divisive and, in some cases, downright sed…