"New Years Celebration 2017! To Party or Not?"

Did you know that New Year’s is our oldest holiday? Mankind has been celebrating the new year for about 4000 years. Some ancient cultures actually celebrated for up to eleven days ! I guess we really do come from a long line of party animals. With 2017 just a day away, are you ready to …

Throwback Thursday: "New Year Hope: Count Your Blessings!" 12/30/2010

    The new year is nearly upon us. Soon, this year will be a memory. What kind of year did you have? Was it all you’d hoped it would be? Was it prosperous? Was it memorable or was it completely forgettable?  Maybe your year was a total waste and you can hardly wait to …

"Bowl Me Over! College Bowl Game Madness!"

And so it begins… Christmas behind us, we now find ourselves in the midst of the occasionally entertaining, more often boring, College Football Bowl Game Series! 41 gridiron match-ups for our viewing pleasure. As if we don’t already have enough football right? I mean we’ve got college games on Saturdays, pro football all day Sunday, then …

"A Day in the Life and Other BS – 6th Anniversary! – Still Crazy After All These Years!" / Parking Lot Etiquette

This past Tuesday marked the sixth anniversary of “A Day in the Life and Other BS.” When I began my blog back in December of 2010 I had no idea I’d still be at it six years later. Since the death of my cousin Dave and my dad last year I have written considerably fewer …

John Lennon Remembered 38 Years Gone

I still remember where I was when I heard  Cranked up the volume got caught up in the words Cosell was saying While the teams went on playin’ Tears fell from my eyes …   JS   3/81 ————————————————————————————- Senseless killing in the street Yoko screamin’, her husband at her feet. Killer was a fan …

Day of Infamy: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Today is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. I hope you take a few moments to remember those war veterans who were killed that fateful December morning, those who gave their lives protecting our freedom. The crippling of the American Pacific Fleet by Japan was to have been the blow Japan needed to take …