Throwback Thursday: "It Don't Come Easy" 10/2014

“Just open your eyes and realize the way its always been…”       Moody Blues “I’m going through changes…”           Black Sabbath I’m trying hard to understand                                                                  …

"A Day in the Life and Other BS – 7th Anniversary! – Still Crazy After All These Years!" / Parking Lot Etiquette

This past week 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 seven years later. Since the death of my cousin Dave and my dad two years ago I have written considerably …

Day of Infamy: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Today is the 76th 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 …

Throwback Thursday: " What Happens in Vegas – Stays in Vegas" 11/2011

The brilliant lights of Las Vegas shimmer in the desert night like a cluster of stars stolen from the heavens and deposited here in the midst of the vast Mohave Desert. Like some grand mirage, Vegas rises up from the desert sands illuminating the darkness, a beacon beckoning one and all to come taste the …

"This Year Let's Put The "Thanks" Back Into Thanksgiving"

Thanksgiving Day. A day reserved to express our gratitude for all that we have and the lives that we lead. A day to count our blessings and thank God for providing for us. Sadly Thanksgiving today has taken on a different meaning. For many Americans, it’s all about having a good time, a chance to …

"It Was 26 Years Ago: My Mom Went Home"

Yesterday November 21st was the twenty-sixth anniversary of my mother’s death. I can scarcely believe she’s been gone that long. It certainly doesn’t feel like it. A year or two maybe but not twenty-six. Then I think of all that’s occurred since she’s been gone, all the things she was unable to be a part …