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Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scranton Times-Tribune Columnist. He writes columns on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Coronavirus Diaries Day 98: Nightmare in Dream City

Coronavirus Diaries Day 98: Nightmare in Dream City

"Did anybody see my speech the other night on Saturday night? But I said the other night, there’s never been anything where they have so many names. I could give you 19 or 20 names for that. It’s got all different names, Wuhan. Kawuhan was catching on. Coronavirus....

Coronavirus Diaries Day 91: Team Trump Goes Full Nazi

Coronavirus Diaries Day 91: Team Trump Goes Full Nazi

UPDATE: Responding to public outrage, Facebook pulled Trump's Nazi ads.  “We removed these posts and ads for violating our policy against organized hate,"  Facebook spokesman Andy Stone told The Washington Post. "Our policy prohibits using a banned hate group’s symbol...

Coronavirus Diaries Day 61: Charcoal Memories

Coronavirus Diaries Day 61: Charcoal Memories

Many aromas mark the start of summer -- flowers, pollen, sunscreen, etc., but for me, summer tastes like charcoal.  I burned my way through a pair of gas grills over the past 20 years, and planned to buy another one when we moved from Dalton to Old Forge last year....

Coronavirus Diaries Day 58: ‘I’ the ‘Peaple’

Coronavirus Diaries Day 58: ‘I’ the ‘Peaple’

Got an email this morning from a wise old friend I haven't seen since before the pandemic. It included a quote from Edith Hamilton, among the most revered classics scholars of the 20th Century. Hamilton's gift was mining ancient Greek politics and society for clues...

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Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scranton Times-Tribune Columnist. He writes columns on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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