Earlier tonight Cindy and I treated her parents, my daughter AnnMarie and her son Mikey and Cindy’s daughter Amber and her daughter Abby to dinner at Cracker Barrel. We had a great time and my grandson Mikey sat across from me as we dined and we had good conversation with each other. He’s 12 ½ […]
Did you know the birds that accompany Woodstock in the “Peanuts” comic strip have names? They are Bill, Harriet, Olivier, Raymond, Fred, Roy & Conrad. And apparently Snoopy knows who is who.
UPDATE: The post below was written before it seemed that ISON had been destroyed during its close encounter with the sun yesterday. Today, new reports are indicating that at least some portion of the comet may have come through intact, though what that will mean for viewing here on Earth is uncertain. In the spirit […]
Here’s my SOP when it comes to greeting people during the holiday season; If I know they celebrate a specific holiday, such as Christmas, then I will say “Merry Christmas!” with no worries on my part that I may incorrectly greet them. If I DO NOT know if they celebrate a specific holiday or if […]
It’s difficult for even me to believe, but this is the first work of Vonnegut’s I’ve ever read. You would have thought I would have read it in 1970-71 when I was 15 & 16 and in the American Literature class in school, but my teacher was a very conservative type who did not entertain […]
In my humble opinion, “WKRP In Cincinnati” is THE funniest TV comedy series to ever air! And the funniest episode EVER was “Turkeys Away”, which aired as the series’ Thanksgiving episode in the first season (1978). The story premise, which was based on a real-life event that happened at radio station WQXI in Atlanta, has […]
This guy has done this in previous years and he and his crew are back this year with a new compilation of shots where he scares unsuspecting folks walking down the streets of Boston. I laugh every time, however I worry that one day someone is going to be so startled that they break out […]