Death of a Party

October 14, 2016 Appleseed 0

I just mailed my absentee ballot for the 2016 presidential election. I have a few remarks to make now that my vote is cast. I have written and commented previously during the long campaign that […]


Get Queeg

August 4, 2016 Appleseed 0

Author’s Note: I have no special expertise or training in health services or in administration of justice. The reader should therefore take a page from Mr. Trump’s book and treat all statements here as if […]


Kent State Memories

May 2, 2016 Appleseed 2

We all have special memories of particular moments that meant a lot to us. Perhaps it could be a memory of the death of a loved one. It might be the recollection of a world […]


Magic Turtle: Dear Darnold

August 9, 2015 Appleseed 0

. Author’s Note: I spent some time mulling over whether this would be an appropriate time to publish the following open letter to Mr. Trump. After all, he is now busy defending himself against charges […]


Campsite: The Sheriff

May 6, 2015 Appleseed 0

. The sheriff slowly plodded up to the crest of the dune and looked around him. He had come quite a long way in search of this place and was pleased he had finally found […]


Campsite: Onaway

April 10, 2015 Appleseed 0

. He walked purposefully to the top of the dune to take a closer look at the strange formation he had spotted earlier. It looked a little like the bones of four elk legs were […]


Campsite: Sanchez

March 19, 2015 Appleseed 0

. A small figure in orange chaps slowly ambled up the slope of the dune and spotted the four legs of a dead horse pointing upward from underneath the sand. He sighed a long heartfelt […]