Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Baseball bat and ball puzzle

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. If a baseball and a bat cost $1.10 together, and the bat costs $1.00 more than the ball,...

The Doctor and a Horse Called Frank – a John Dunn story

In those days, the doctor kept both an automobile and a horse. My father’s car was called a Huppmobile, and the horse simply Frank....

A Matter of Delicacy

On a Sunday evening in June, three days after my father's eighty-fifth birthday, he and mother finished supper, readied up the few dishes and,...

Social animals

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. I have come away from last evening’s small private dinner party with the blunt reminder that whether or...

HARRY, M.D. — a John Dunn story

Harry took on the job to help out the township.  That's all.  He became a civil servant, Master of Debris at the township dump,...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Caracas and Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela

by Peter Nelson   Caracas is where Virginia, Fernando’s older sister lives, and I’ve been using her address for mail since I left Costa Rica.  Virginia...

Language

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Although President Donald Trump's use of cryptic language is normally understood by even the lowest common denominator, certain...

Peter Nelson’s travels – On the Orinoco River

 by Peter Nelson A few garbled words with someone who may or may not be the captain of this vessel, and I step onto this...

What to do when things go wrong?

 by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. With some embarrassment I confess that one of my preferred films is "Clear and Present Danger", a Hollywood...

Small Town Law Practice

 by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Quite unexpectedly (being as I am a virtual recluse in a town which is but a satellite of...
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