Moscow Mitch Hates It When You Call Him That

      In these terrible times we must cling to things that restore joy to our world-weary souls…visiting a waterfall, picking daisies in a meadow with a giggling grandchild, sharing a banana split with a sweetheart, watching Mitch McConnell’s jaw clench til his...

I’m Not the One With the Problem…Or am I?

      My friend shook her head slowly when I asked if she had noticed –then again, how could she not? – Chris Matthews seems to have a stubborn chest cold because he has been coughing a lot more on TV than usual, which, as I reminded her, was already plenty annoying....

We’re Not All Bigots in Eastern N.C.

      There’s so much to love about my native Eastern North Carolina. Driving through the sweet “dog tongue” flower-scented countryside to Greenville recently reminded me why the area’s most famous cheerleader– internationally respected...

“Send Her Back!” Wait….Is That Melania?

      THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C.—The president of the United States today told First Lady Melania Trump she should leave the United States and go back to where she came from and that she should take her parents with her.     “Turns out, Melania is from a...

Trump & Kim, Sittin’ in a Tree…

    Think of the Trump/Kim bromance as the updated version of “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle.”     In “Trump and Kim: An Affair That Makes Us Lose Sleep,” Trump puts it all on the line. (The updated part is he...