How I lost my French cruller and rediscovered Hannibal Hamlin

Sam Smith - I was in a Dunkin' Donut shop in Paris Maine and to my amazement there was still one French cruller left, so I ordered it.   The young woman behind the counter started to put it on a plate but a senior assistant told she couldn't serve it because it was after 11 … Continue reading How I lost my French cruller and rediscovered Hannibal Hamlin

The war on terror before 9/11

With US Airways going out the door, we thought we would revive one of our fond memories, as reported in 1999:  The Progressive Review's editor, Sam Smith, was detained at Washington National Airport for a half hour as five US Airways security officials, 3 police officers, and one bomb-sniffing dog attempted to determine if he … Continue reading The war on terror before 9/11