If this New Year’s Celebration at Times Square follows the pattern set since 2005, just before the ball drops and we turn our calendars forward, someone will sing John Lennon’s classic song, “Imagine.”
I’m ready for 2014
I am sick and tired of all the cartoons, cards, commercials, and other depictions of the old year 2013 yielding to the new year 2014.
The old year always looks like a cross between Father Time and The Grim Reaper, wearing an elongated Bill Belichick hoodie,
Credit where it’s due
The next time you see cop, thank him or her for what they do.
The next time you see a sheriff’s deputy, thank him or her for what they do.
Same rings true for troopers, firefighters, our EMS crews and all the men and women who support them.
New thoughts from an old guy
I’m guessing my Uncle Mort’s “forward thinking” for the new year more likely is akin to “slumgullion stew,” or simply a “hodge-podge” of thoughts he’s carried forward to the new year.
Five Golden Rings
Well, for better or for worse, the sorry 113th Congress of the United States managed to cut a bipartisan budget deal that seems to guarantee that our government will not face another shutdown for a couple years.
For the many years that the Christmas season found me “behind a microphone” I must admit that I found myself growing weary around this time in December from the nearly-constant bombardment of Christmas music. You know the saying — too much of a good thing, right?
The Christmas Spirit
Christmas is when we celebrate the gift of God’s only Son, who came to earth as a baby, born of a virgin. He walked the earth as a man to get the whole “human experience,” but we Christians believe it was His sacrifice for us on the cross that saved each of us
A “soul full’ Christmas
We don’t talk much about the soul.
Other generations did, but not ours. We are far more focused on our bodies and our money.
On the road again
For the longest time, Americans by the millions were pampered and charmed by airlines in general. One ad urged us to “fly the friendly skies.” And we did, with pleasure.
Ads we will never see again
A while back, I got an interesting e-mail from a good friend, Crazy Dave in Denver (CDinD for short), with a whole slew of ads from a bygone era.
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