Wrong place/wrong time shootings are not new in America

Commentary Mistaken address shootings echo killing of Japanese teen 30 years ago The rash of shootings of young people, both white and black, who had the misfortune to walk up to the wrong house ( 16-year-old Ralph Yarl), drive into the wrong driveway ( 20-year-old Kaylin Gillis) or got into the wrong car in a parking lotContinue reading “Wrong place/wrong time shootings are not new in America”

Skateboarding is an Olympic event?

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins its inevitable wind down in August 2021 (my goodness, spanning two years, this must be the longest Olympics in history) I have a confession. In all the years NBC, and ABC before it, has been covering the Olympics on TV, I’ve spent less time, actually almost no time, watching these troubled games. In fact, the only coverage I’ve seen is when I’ve stumbled on some replays on a news show.

Missouri Penguins Enjoy ‘Morning Of Fine Art’ At Local Museum

After watching a video of Penguins from the Kansas City Zoo visiting the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, I was amazed at how cute and funny and social they appeared. They seemed to be everything you’d want as a pet.

A pet? Would penguins be good pets, I wondered?

Read on to find out what I learned.

And where I learned it.