Biography of Cal Skinner – Part 8 – The Star Reporter, Daughter Ellen Bored in High School, Prohibited from Attending MCC Classes Copy

Before we moved to Crystal Lake in 1958, the Government Improvement League of McHenry County had a newsletter. Dad belonged to the group and became responsible for publishing that newsletter. From 1963 to 1968 the publication became the Public Affairs … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 1941. The day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Near Robins Air Force Base is an aviation museum in which the following display reminds folks of that day: Because I was conceived before December 7, 1941, my … Continue reading

Losing an Election

The November 8, 2015, Crankshaft cartoon reminded me that I have not written about losing an election lately. With the petition filing deadline for the March Primary Elections coming up Monday, I thought that might be appropriate. Four times I … Continue reading