Author Archives: Stephen J. Gohmann

Potty Break

It was one of those steaming hot summer days in the suburbs.  The pavement shimmered in the heat and the local swimming pools overflowed from the impact of countless cannon balls and belly flops. Looking forward to watching my son’s … Continue reading

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The Controversy Over Cursive

I’ve lived in the Great State of Illinois all my life. I use the modifier ‘Great’ for the purpose of distinguishing Illinois from other States known as ‘Not Great’or worse yet ‘Insignificant’ (e.g., Rhode Island).  I also use it because … Continue reading

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Trump & Obamacare Replacement – NADA!

Just feel like I have to put down my opinion on the premiere issue of today, Friday, March 25, 2017 – namely, the House vote on replacement of Obamacare. To put it bluntly, I hope the bill on the table … Continue reading

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Hey, lets BINGE! … (or not)

In retirement I frequently have a lot of time on my hands to do whatever I wish.  The rest of the time I do something else but I don’t remember what it was.   I recently and quite accidentally got … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Disaster

I’ve found that in retirement one has considerable time to think about many things. Some of these are really important, like whether or not a colonoscopy is affordable in this year’s budget. (Note:  See previous Post referencing this Procedure.  Comment … Continue reading

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A Great Time to Be Alive

We’re now into the second month of the Trump Administration.  And what a month it’s been! I don’t know if my reactions to State (Illinois, Ugh!), National or World events – particularly in the Political arena – are typical of … Continue reading

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Trump, Bafflement & Other Synonyms

Donald Trump has been President for six days now and it’s been fascinating to watch the media’s reaction in that brief time. It seems every day there has been a new word or phrase selected by the media and it’s … Continue reading

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