Next Tuesday, February 9, former President Donald Trump is scheduled to go on trial for impeachment in the United States Senate. His prospects for an acquittal look excellent.
Some of the greatest political speeches I have ever heard have been concession speeches.
On Friday, I will do what I do every year on New Year’s Day. I will eat a large serving of black-eyed peas while I watch football games on TV.
I am a southerner and superstitious. Accordingly, I firmly believe that beginning a New Year with a bowl of black-eyed peas can bring good luck. And do we need a large serving of luck in 2021!
During these silent nights, I will be dreaming of Christmases yet to come after the advent of vaccines and the epiphany that the pandemic has passed.
Last weekend I lost a very close friend. I never met him. I never even had a conversation with him. But he came into my home every weeknight for over 35 years for a half hour long visit.