For years the late Senator William Proxmire of Wisconsin was a fierce opponent of government waste and his annual Golden Fleece awards often pointed to egregious example of redundancy and excess in government.
Remember those itchy, red, polka dots you tried to scratch off when you were a child? Well the chicken pox may have disappeared, but the dormant disease is still in your system. This is known as Shingles.
This time of year we always think about providing children in our area with piles of presents, but we tend to forget about our seniors needing gifts as well. Some of our elderly will not open any gifts, or see any family on Christmas Day.