What will Trump do if he loses election?
I am worried about the aftermath of the November election.
It’s obvious to me that Joe Biden will win. The real troubling issue is what will Donald Trump do for the remainder of his presidency.
The thought of him going “scorched Earth” to leave an outright mess of White House and the government as a whole is quite alarming. Think about it. He could pardon all of his troubled lackeys. He could enact executive orders not giving monies to states in dire need because they weren’t in support of him. What about giving large corporations the right to use protected lands?
What about causing more of a rift between the “have versus have not”? What about blurring the line of right to protest and public looting and mayhem?
This is a worry for me because his lousy edicts cost the Americans the one thing all should have – peace of mind.
Local businesses need your support
This past summer, we were blessed to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Original plans included renewing our vows, then celebrating with family and friends at the Turf Tavern in Scotia.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, our plans changed accordingly. We were still able to renew our vows in church with masks and social distancing, but our brunch plans went from a group of over 100 to a group of 35 to a family dinner of 18 to finally a family dinner for seven.
Through all of these changes, there were countless emails and phone calls to the owner, Maria Gallant. Maria’s friendly, positive, and accommodating attitude prevailed throughout.
With every change came a warm response and suggestions when appropriate. When our small family dinner did happen, she made sure it was truly a special occasion.
Our reason for recounting this story is to remind others of the Turf Tavern and the many other local family-owned and operated restaurants. Many of them are open. Some offer dine-in only, some offer take-out only, and some offer a combination of both choices.
Please patronize them during this time. They are such an asset to our communities. They deserve our support.
Marie and George Montone
Show people you care during covid
We are all in this coronavirus pandemic together. Our lives have been changed but they are far from over.
We must all take the appropriate actions so that we and our families will be able to get through this very harmful journey.
Life is very special to all of us who are living in these challenging times.
It is so reassuring to know that families are becoming closer as the coronavirus still continues, which shows that we all care very dearly about each other.
We have to remember when this coronavirus started, we were just finishing up with the winter weather, which was a better way to social distance from other people.
Back then we did not know what we all know now, we as Americans have learned more of how to try to protect ourselves than we knew before.
With winter closing in on all of us, we should prepare to watch over our older members of our families, all the younger and stronger family members should be prepared to render assistance to the elderly family members.
Please remember all the good times being with your family, now you can make a difference in an elderly person’s life. By raking leaves, mowing the lawn or shoveling the snow, you can do your part to help.
Please don’t wait for someone to die to let them know you cared about them. Get up off your butt and do something now to show them you care about them.
Walter “Neal” Brazell
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