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Mississippi Gets Rid of a Flag, Begins Work on a New One

Finally! After far too many years, the state of Mississippi has decided to change its flag. This is all good news save for the fact that it took so long and that there were so many in the legislature who voted against the change. Those who know me, know that I hate very few things ...

We Will Carry Our Own Pens Again?

Over at the Levenger Blog, Steve Levenger brings up the idea of carrying your own pen in his Bring Your Own Pen—The New Normal, Again. He notes how as he was leaving home one day, he had his mask and his gloves but realized he forgot something—a pen. He then ponders if COVID-19 might result ...

Why I Associate with Readers

I love to read; I always have. My parents were loving and generous, and gave me everything I needed and most everything I wanted. Of all they gave me, some of my fondest memories are of the few dollars every few months so that I could place a book order through Scholastic at school. I ...