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...

Not Sure I Can “Like” This Idea, Facebook

      Are y’all as excited as I am to learn that Facebook is getting into the global banking business?     I mean, what could possibly go wrong? Hmmmm. Is this the same Facebook that let hundreds of Russian trolls come on in and set a spell, wreaking havoc with...

Politics Takes A Hike This Week

      OK, kittens, let’s take a break from the WWE sport that is partisan politics just for today and go for a nice hike. What could go wrong?     Apparently near ’bout everything if you’ve been following News of the Physically Fit lately....

Power Napping in D.C. is a Capital Idea

  “I love to sleep…it’s my favorite.”—Famous Oval Office visitor and presidential aspirant Kanye West.     If you doubt things are getting more stressful in the nation’s capital, consider this country mouse saw her very first “nap...