Saying good-bye to 2020

Well, this has been quite a ride.  Just a few more days and we can throw away our 2020 calendars.  We can all hope and pray that we will never see another year like this one.

This is, after-all, a mostly political blog.  Suffice it to say, there was an awful lot to think about and write about over the past 12 months.  It’s been non-stop non-stop.  Much of the year seems like a blur.

We had a presidential impeachment trial.  Democratic presidential primaries were going to be long and dragged out, but then along came South Carolina and poof, it was suddenly over.

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Some facts, observations and heard-on-the-streets

In the craziness that is 2020, Western New York has at least caught a break with the weather.  Temps in the 70s would be more welcomed than 40, but generally there has been no snow to be concerned about so life is a little easier for most of us than what we might expect in mid-December.

COVID-19, of course, still hovers over this region and most other parts of the country.  The economy is severely strained.  Our political institutions have been challenged by Donald Trump and his sycophants who desperately tried to cling onto power.  Oh yeah, we are in the holiday season.

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