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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Blowup the White House?
Harry M. Covert

So, words do matter. That is no surprise. Truly I'm tickled pink watching and hearing spoken and written words.

Monday, January 23, 2017

The March of Time
Harry M. Covert

My crack investigators have been busy. The snoopers discovered that Frederick schools apparently had no regard for the inauguration – as required by the document called The Constitution – that took place at the Capitol in Washington Friday.


Thursday, January 19, 2017

Living in Glass Houses…
Harry M. Covert

Please, I don't want to sound crabby on the day before the White House gets a new occupant, but maybe I am.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

There’s a red under my bed…
Ken Kellar

…and there's a little yellow man in my head.


The above lines are lyrics from the Kinks song Destroyer circa 1981.


Here are a couple more lines:


Paranoia, the destroyer.


Silly boy you got so much to live for

So much to aim for, so much to try for

You blowing it all with paranoia

You're so insecure you self-destroyer

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Frederick's Finest Strategic Duty
Harry M. Covert

All eyes are on this exciting inauguration week in the nation's capital. Certainly the world is watching. Frederick's finest will be in strategic positions, carrying banners for the city and county.

Monday, January 16, 2017

An Afternoon with Martin
Harry M. Covert

It’s a warm June afternoon in 1962. At about 4 o’clock I was in the vestibule of the then Hampton Institute chapel. A light breeze flowed through the windows raised about 12 inches.

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