The Impeachment Process: A Primer

President Trump screams that the present impeachment process is unconstitutional.  The President’s enemies, along with respected commentators such as Chis Wallace, say the Presidents claims are balderdash. Why does the President continue to make the claim?  What is the truth? Per the Constitution, the House of Representatives has the sole power to impeach the President, […]

Introduction and Index

Wreck of the Sea Venture 1609 Samuel Jordan was evidently the first Jordan to settle in English America. Some reports say that Samuel was born in Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England, and his birth year is given as 1575 or 1578.  Samuel was on the ship Sea Venture that shipwrecked off Bermuda in July 1609. The […]

The Mystery of Sex

As a relief from politics, let’s take a shallow dive into a delicate subject. I have always been a bit confused about heterosexual interactions, and I sometimes wonder if others are as perplexed as I am.  What do women really think of men?  What attracts them?  What repels them?  At this stage of my life […]

Follow-Up to “Impeach Him”

  A dear daughter-in law responded to my post “Impeach Him.”  I thought it would be good to post part of her response and my reaction to it. HER RESPONSE: “I acknowledge that Trump has moved forward on the goals you identified. However, he has such an objectionable and undignified personality, he makes such outlandish […]

Impeach Him!

Today I was with a group of men discussing various subjects of interest.  It is a mixed group, intelligent and fairly well-informed, and I usually enjoy the interchange, Today, it frightened me. One topic that came up for discussion was the possible impeachment of President Trump.  It seemed obvious that many of the men, perhaps […]

When Hell Froze Over

Those of you who have lived by a large body of water know how incredibly cold it can be in mid-winter when the wind blows over the water.  It seems to penetrate to the very bone.  Many years ago I served briefly in the naval reserve, and I experienced a cruise in the North Atlantic.  […]

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.”  Sir Walter Scott I am continually reminded of this phrase as we listen to the back and forth between Democrats and Republicans over President Trump and his possible impeachment.  What tangled webs of lies and half-truths are spun before us.  There are […]