It is the end of the summer. It is the time of year when goldenrod bursts into an irresistible profusion of tiny yellow flowers clustered on individual, unbranched leafy stems. In Ohio, the show continues through October.
Sometimes something happens that reaffirms my faith in the basic goodness of people. A couple of weeks ago I lost a bracelet — one that may not have had much monetary value, but had a great deal of sentimental value to me.
In a way, over the past several years I’ve looked at President Obama’s signature mortgage relief program, the Home Affordable Modification Program, otherwise known as HAMP, as both the good news and bad news at the same time.