An Old Lady's Opinion: President Madison said: "War should only be declared by the authority of the people. Makes sense. It has also been said that to end all wars have the heads of government face off in the ring.

A "penny" postcard is now how much? The price goes up so fast, the price isn't on them, I guess. The two-cent stamp is now? My grandmother could write "all the news fit to tell" on a penny postcard.

We say "we don't have the winters we used to have." Sometime in the eighteen hundreds the U.S. saw no summer. Now with "global warming" we may have no winters.

How sad that in our culture sometimes how you look seems more important than who and what you are. Or do I watch too much TV?

Willsboro Central School used to have one of the best bands. They marched and played at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., one year. My nephew "Micky" Moran was one of the band members. He had two left feet, it seemed. But when he graduated someone commented it seemed like a one-man graduation class since he received so many awards.

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