Editor's Notebook

There goes a flock of 'em

PencilPaperIt’s all right now.

Well, maybe not – at least if you follow the less-than-Supreme-Court.

This week in a move that seemed to anger every democrat and empower every Tea-Bagger, I mean Tea Partier – I mean Republican, whatever, The Supreme Court nullified a very small portion of the Affordable Health Care Act.


Maybe Hooters works

PencilPaperSifting through the rubble of the primary elections in Maryland leaves one with the same feeling you get when you prepare for a huge party that went wrong. You buy all the trimmings, pay for a good rock band and then find out only your mother and her two spinster friends with bad dentures showed up to eat.


The carrom board

PencilPaperThis week my wife decided to throw a graduation party for my youngest son, who despite his best intentions to sleep and play X-Box through most of his teen years – well when he wasn’t playing football – managed to graduate high school even after earning the senior superlative for the student with the greatest display of “senior-itis.”


Cough due to cold?

PencilPaperAs soon as I woke up this morning my beautiful wife looked at me a bit quizzically.

“What’s wrong?” she said, supplanting her usual morning greeting sobriquet with a question that left me for a moment, speechless.

“I guess I’m sick . . .” I began.

Truth be told something is going around and I spent the last two days feeling like I was living inside a sweaty cotton ball.