I don’t know what’s wrong with Mommy lately. She never leaves the house, except to pour water on the weeds she’s growing in the pots on the front porch. If she wants to drown them, why did she spend so much time putting them in the pots? She watches a lot of TV, and reads A LOT, so I sleep o…

Goldy and I go back. Way back. My mom began writing her column in the Cumberland Times-News back in about 1979 — and Goldy was already there. He was her editor for decades, though he admitted to me that they only ever actually met once. Theirs was a friendship of emails and phone calls, but …

Since my last column on activities one can do to pass the time during the coronavirus lockdown, it has come to my attention that I missed several serviceable options which might be useful to my fellow “detainees.” I list them below for your edification:

The following transcript is a verbatim exchange between members of the press and a high-ranking national figure (H-RNF) whose identity is being withheld due to security reasons. 

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