Opinion



The Old Coot is Old School

We had it easy when I went to “grade” school, now called “elementary” school. “Grade” school was a big change in the education system; one-room…


The Old Coot knows what is

We have a wooden plaque in our kitchen that says, “IT IS WHAT IT IS!” My wife uttered her favorite statement so often I bought…





The Old Coot charges on

Paying with plastic used to be convenient! You didn’t have to carry cash; you didn’t have to fumble through your wallet for bills or your…