In your November “Backtalk” column, you mention the son born to James Leith and Phyllis Bolwahn Leith. James Leith is my cousin; he was the city cousin, and I was the country cousin.
This year we will have a Christmas community concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Wilton Community Center. This will be a concert with beautiful Christmas music from our community choir and other members of our community, with individual solos.
Donald Trump is a terrible person, but he is not the worst problem facing the country. He is merely a symptom of it.
After 35 years of reporting on government, I’m not sure how much I’ve learned, but I do have some observations.
The story of Ulysses Grant is one of failure and success. As a businessman, he left much to be desired, attempting and failing at several careers.
The presidents that we have looked at so far are highly regarded in terms of what they contributed to the Office of President and to the country.
The third president of the fledging United States was Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809). Like Washington and Adams, he was making every effort to assure the country’s continuation, something not at all assured.
The nonprofit group I belong to is called the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council. Our mission is to protect and expand access to public records.