8/14/17 Moral Preening

PREEN…….verb (of a bird) tidy and clean its feathers with its beak. “reed buntings preened at the pool’s edge.” with object “the pigeon preened her feathers” also preen oneself (of a person) devote effort to making oneself look attractive and then admire one’s appearance.‘adolescents preening in their bedroom mirrors’ also preen oneself Congratulate or pride…

5/5/16 Cinco de Mayo and Other

It is Cinco de Mayo, which, for me, has only the significance of being May the 5th. Mexicans are flocking in record numbers to this country, leaving behind one that has harsh laws for those who would emigrate there, and its emigres demand the right to move here and stay here and bring their relatives…

12/7/15 Slow to Wrath

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Proverbs 14:29 Lately, world events have the wrath level cranked up to new levels: some indignant over events, others indignant over reponses to the events, and even more seemingly indignant over issues peripheral to events, as…