“Fig” is a wonderful lyric to a fruit that, at least in Amy Glynn’s treatment, becomes the epitome of extreme satisfaction, the perfect poem after many of us have just enjoyed our annual Thanksgiving feasts.
I thought of the bustle and rush as Christmas got closer, my grandfather walking through the aisles, noticing things, tweaking a hanger here and there, making jokes with his staff, drinking a little eggnog with the piano player.
Here I am giving you some new ideas to explore, using typical ingredients, to bring a little fillip to the timeworn feast. They will deliciously accompany and gorgeously garnish the resplendent, moist turkey.
An inconvenient truth: The Founding Fathers established the Electoral College because they felt that direct democracy (one man, one vote) was potentially dangerous. Why? They feared that a charismatic tyrant could manipulate the will of the people.
The chief of staff is potentially the most powerful of the president’s men in the White House. With no previous experience in government, Trump will have to depend on his advisers as he navigates unknown waters.