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DAN MACKIE

When I wrote recently about dogs in the Upper Valley and elsewhere, I didn’t mean to slight another constituency that deserves our respect and...

Over Easy: Lebanon by the numbers

9/24/21

Lebanon isn’t one of those cities that never sleeps. I think I can speak for many when I say that a good, sound, peaceful, comfy, restorative sleep...

Over Easy: Billions and billions

7/30/21

Our billionaires are getting restless. After accumulating wealth beyond our wildest dreams, though not theirs, they are looking for new diversions...

When I read recently that historians had updated their ranking of American presidents, it wasn’t Donald Trump I was curious about.I mean, really...

Over Easy: Inducing labor in 2021

6/18/21

Is work necessary? I’ve been chewing on that question    lately, coming back to it again and again like a cow and its cud. I don’t know what cows...

Over Easy: All in on pollen

6/4/21

It’s been another great pollen season, at least for our plant neighbors and friends. For many humans it’s been a time of watery eyes, aching...

As the pandemic eases and we remove our masks — now or maybe later — another great social question is on the horizon. Will hugging make a comeback...

I am sitting here at my keyboard contemplating the possibility that the roof over my head may well have increased in value overnight. The real...

Over Easy: Old days really are good

3/27/21

On behalf of seniors everywhere: It took us a lot of years to get this old, so we don’t want to waste the effort.That’s my reaction to a recent...

I wasn’t named the inaugural poet this week, although if called upon I would have tried to serve my country. It was just as well since I didn’t...

Over Easy: America needs a hug

11/27/20

With the election over except for the shouting — and four more years of that, perhaps — pundits are turning to America’s “need to heal.”That’s a...

Over Easy: Still too close to call

11/13/20

Out of an abundance of caution, the Decision Desk at Over Easy hasn’t proclaimed a winner in the presidential election. This column won’t make a...

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