Opinion





The Old Coot adds things up

We name a number. It’s how old coots respond (to each other) when asked, “How are you doing?” We don’t go into detail about our…






The Old Coot can’t wait

I bought an RCA “color” TV in 1968 at “Little Joe’s” in Elmira, N.Y. It cost $300, a virtual fortune at the time. Mad-Man-Dewey had…