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Today is Thanksgiving Day 2017, and I lay awake this morning thinking of what to be particularly thankful for.
How about the six weeks I spent with bronchitis which prevented Earl and me from visiting Mexico but still paying for
… finish reading On Balance
It wasn’t his political opinions or his bravado that brought him down. Heck, it wasn’t even the complaints about and pay-offs for harassment. It was money, plain and simple.
When approximately fifty advertisers pulled their support for his program, Bill
… finish reading O’Reilly
One week ago today I flew to Boston to meet my sons, Kevin and Keith, and Lonna, Kevin’s girlfriend. And although it was Easter Weekend, that wasn’t the reason for our gathering.
Kevin had qualified for the 121st running of
… finish reading I Went to Boston
Every day of the year probably has significance attached to it sometime in the world’s history. But if you’re interested in what happened on April 13, here are some examples.
In 837 A.D., there was the best view of Hailey’s
… finish reading This Day in History
A week from today I fly to Boston to meet my sons. One is running in the Boston Marathon the day after Easter, and the other – like me – is coming for moral support. We’ve done this before.
… finish reading Boston
The Chicago Cubs opened the 2017 season on the road last night and lost to their nemesis, the St. Louis Cardinals. The score was 4-3. Last year, they opened their World Series winning season by beating the Los Angeles Angels
… finish reading Cubs Lose
It’s been two days since the Chicago Cubs won the World Series after a 108 year drought. Chicago is going crazy, although in a good way; and today the parade winds through the city.
I’ve pondered what I could add
… finish reading Tenth Man
Two months from yesterday is Christmas; a week after is New Year’s. Are you ready? No, neither am I. And four weeks from tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I’m not ready for that either. In fact, I’m not even ready for Halloween.
… finish reading Too Much Time
It’s the day after the Chicago Cubs clinched the National League Championship. They are now on the way to their first World Series in over seventy years. Let it be noted that they lost that one. In fact, the Cubs
… finish reading Believe