Monthly Archives: November 2014

San Diego Comic-Con

I’ve been wanting to attend the San Diego Comic-Con for years and years, but something always keeps me from being able to go; work, lack of time and/or lack of money are the usual culprits. A couple of years ago … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Secret Ingredient Is Its People

My brother sent me this a couple of weeks ago and of course the first thing that pops into the mind of anyone over the age of 40 is the 1973 movie, Soylent Green. I can still hear Charlton Heston’s … Continue reading

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The First Black Friday

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Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom From Want” Painting Parodies

Norman Rockwell has always been numbered among my favorite painters. One of the best gifts I ever received was from my brother when he gave me a 2-volume set of books collecting Rockwell’s paintings, and one of my favorite museum … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Thanksgiving 2009

Thanksgiving 2009 was a nice treat for me as I had missed the previous two Thanksgiving holidays with family because I was travelling for work. Here’s a photo of me with my oldest grandson, Mikey, my oldest granddaughter, Heather, and … Continue reading

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How To Interact With Introverts

I love this graphic. I don’t know where I got it from or I’d give credit.

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So, Do You Think…

  …that this store owner’s head would explode if a bearded gay man walked in using foul language while quoting John 3:16 and brandishing a handgun???

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The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time

Empire, the self-described “world’s biggest movie magazine” is running an online poll seeking votes to discover The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time. For purposes of their polling, a superhero “is someone who undertakes heroic actions with some kind of … Continue reading

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The Assassination Of President Kennedy

It was on this date in 1963, around 12:30 pm Central Time, that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It is one of those days in life that, if you were old … Continue reading

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More Is Not Always Better – The Gettysburg Address

It was on this date in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln, speaking at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, delivered the Gettysburg Address. It was around noon that day when a crowd of some 15,000 gathered … Continue reading

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