Goofus and Gallant

Does anyone remember the comic strip in Highlights for Children magazine, called ‘Goofus and Gallant’? The one where two brothers, true to their names, always acted stereotypically wrong and right, respectively, in every situation? ‘Goofus bullies kids in school’ … ‘Gallant befriends classmates who seem lonely.’ ‘Goofus takes the last piece of fruit from the … Continue reading Goofus and Gallant

A tale of N Carolina

”It was the best of times. It was the worst of times” ... 2017 was that kind of year for me. Sharp contrasts ranged from heathcare issues, to joyous family occasions (like my niece’s wedding up in Holiday Valley). From my cat Lucy suffering sudden severe diabetes, to (miraculously) being diabetes-free a couple of weeks … Continue reading A tale of N Carolina