In this day and age, homeowners around town seem quite overeager to clutch at any excuse to get rid of the old to clear the way for something bigger and better.

Follow the Love Pig

A painful disease, clinical depression, that if it is ever discussed is done so in lowered tones

A pronounced preference for the real thing

A long, tall mound of steaming dark-brown, almost black soil

We might be able to say that this cloud of national humiliation has had a silver lining

I was glad Mexico had not built a wall to keep us tourists out

Okay, maybe just a little . . . bloodthirsty

Language is always in flux

Donald Trump is not normally a name that would turn up in The Star