Byline: By JOHN BUTTRICK

Perhaps it’s my elderly dotage, but recently rhymes and folk stories from my youth keep coming to mind. One emerged during the first presidential...

My Turn: Overcoming the twisted trickster

10/3/20

Remember the story of Brer Rabbit, how he changed the fox’s plan to have rabbit for dinner? The trickster rabbit appealed to the fox’s puffed up...

I’m on the Trump campaign list. I receive eight to 10 emails each day asking me to demonstrate my patriotism by contributing money to assure his re...

During my lifetime, living in privileged neighborhoods, police conduct has never been an issue. So, I was unprepared to travel to countries...

When I was a child I lived in a small world. I sectioned off one small corner of my bedroom where I spent time reading, drawing, and listening to...

People have been asking me why I haven’t written a piece for the Monitor lately. Part of my struggle has been trying to understand the serious...

Congress has designated May as National Military Appreciation Month, “to ensure the nation is given the chance to publicly show their appreciation...

So here we are, physically isolating from one another, hunkered down, and waiting for the return of our familiar economic and social lives.However,...

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day arrives on April 22. The first Earth Day featured the image of the cartoon character, Pogo, observing a forest...

My Turn: The antidote to doublethink

3/5/20

I grew up in a home at the foot of Mount Kearsarge watching its daily prophecy and wisdom. That mountain dependably predicted the weather.Stepping...

When I was a young person I would occasionally awaken in the middle of the night to a flash of blinding light, with a visceral explosion of fear...

My grandson is in the process of applying to college. Acceptance is intertwined with the mandate to register with the Military Selective Service at...

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