Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 06:38:41 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 06:38:41 EDT for the Hell-diver love April for it brings the promise (if not the actuality) of spring. As the snows fade (yet again), one does sense that its ultimate disappearance won't be too long in coming. One "feels" spring even before finding outward signs of it.Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTLonging for entertainment of the past that nostalgia has entered the light of scientific acceptability, I must confess to regular bouts of longing for the television shows and movies of yesteryear.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTHolder's race card week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle. In case you didn't know, in politics a "dog whistle" is coded language that has a superficial meaning for everybody, but also a special resonance for certain constituencies.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTMemories of meaningless want to give their lives meaning.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTClimbing every mountain steep hills, tops of cliffs and even mountain tops are within reach, but you need to keep climbing, step by step. I learned this early in my youth, having spent my childhood in the highest location in the Boston Hills.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT