Roger Allen

Main Street – March 5, 2009

March 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher The Taliban and those who want a radical social system are opposed to women learning to read and write. They have rather strict penalties for lots of things we think of as being normal or right for women. These guys are the real rednecks of the world and their approach to women is ludicrous (that’s a big word – if you know the meaning [...]

Main Street – February 26, 2009

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher I got a call from a Postmaster Fred Farage about last week’s column. He said I was wrong when I said the Forever stamp was going out of business on May 11. Sorry about that. The Post Office will continue to sell them. The stamp IS forever but the price isn’t. Beginning May 12 your purchase of a Forever stamp will cost you the new higher [...]

Main Street – February 19, 2009

February 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher How deep? As of the other day more than 99 inches of snow had fallen locally and it’s only the middle of February. Eight feet of snow – it’s not a record but it seems like enough for one year. No wonder Florida attracts so many Michigan snow birds. Check-up One day after a man had his annual physical, the doctor came out and said, [...]

Main Street – January 29, 2009

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher Footprint I looked behind me and didn’t see a “carbon footprint,” only snow. The carbon footprint idea has to do with greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a way of looking at climate change and what we can do about it. Seems that driving cars, heating homes, and cooking steak is producing more greenhouse gas than Mother Nature can [...]
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