Opinion


The Old Coot goes blank!

“What’s going on?” This seems to be a common greeting these days. It’s a close relative of, “What’s up and What’s new?” I never know…




Car Collector Corner

Mercury Merkur history and oil filter differences; Mercury Merkur owner seeks car’s history Q: Greg, I recently bought a 1986 Mercury Merkur XR4ti and was…




The Old Coot is a mess

Clothing designers are missing the boat! They concentrate on the youth sector of the market and completely ignore the old coot population. Sure, we wear…


Old coots hear voices

One of my coffee house cronies, Ray, made a startling announcement the other morning. “A strange voice spoke to me in the house.” You would…


Old coots hear voices

[ One of my coffee house cronies, Ray, made a startling announcement the other morning. “A strange voice spoke to me in the house.” You…