By Pontificus Minimus “A thankless person rarely does a thankful deed.”  —  Author unknown How many folks do we know, often including ourselves, who harp on every negative aspect of every situation or event? It’s a shame! Ole Pontificus is no different; too often he focuses on the negatives instead of the positives, and when […]

Alligators and Off Switches

DELTA SHORTS   Alligators and Off Switches By WILLIAM PRENTISS   Impetuous Pablo thought he still possessed the agility and grace of the old jungle cat he used to think he was–mobile, agile, hostile, in search of the nubile. Alas, he was measured and found wanting: he was merely fragile, docile, senile, and non-facile. Getting […]