With all things being relative, Umair, every generation feels like it lives in the worst of times. If you feel stressed, then take a grander at one of those PBS specials that show how the common man worked at the turn of the 19th century from dawn to dusk for scraps, hardly able to keep alive.

Of course living here in Trump world, it is mentally taxing wondering if we are about to see Germany 1933 about to reappear in the good old US of A.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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