I’ve read stories about arctic expeditions where the difference between success and failure was if the ship had lemons or limes. The limes didn’t cure Scurvy but the lemons and oranges did. Not knowing the difference then, long voyage ships loaded with limes may not make it home. The sailors with rickety legs are the limeys, right? My wife makes me drink a little fresh lemon tea each morning with a bit of honey. She doesn’t like it if I break my fast before my lemon tea. She makes the tea, and then we eat breakfast. It’s not so bad on this boat.
I was born in 1964. Our Maine farm house had an old fashioned crank telephone. You’d crank the thing and ask Goldie the operator to connect you with whom you wanted to call. Now we all have smartphones. I’ve seen a lot in my lifetime. In all my life politics did not seem to be