Seven Hundred Three!

My 700th blog post appeared on the Winter Solstice last Friday, which makes today’s post number 703. Wow! Seven hundred three blog posts in less than 3 years. That’s something! … But what? For the first two years I posted on every odd numbered day....

A Little Breather

The Christmas tree is still standing this morning, despite the manic attempts by my cat Alvin to help redecorate it each of the past 21 days and nights. And now, in this small trough of calm water between holidays, I am entertaining the thought of removing the more...

It’s Magic!

There’s no explaining the rush of excitement of Christmas Eve. Even as a chronological adult, I can’t help but tingle with anticipation as soon as it begins to get dark on December 24th. For millions of Christian folks, it’s the end of Advent, and...

Bring back the light!

Today marks the Winter Solstice, and it has arrived none too soon. The days will start getting longer now, although we will most likely not notice much of anything until late next month. I’m seriously affected by the lack of light. I long to pull the covers over...

Famous Birthdays

Ty Cobb (1886), Betty Grable (1916), Keith Richards (1943), Steven Spielberg (1947), and Brad Pitt (1963), were all born on this date. Ty Cobb, “The Georgia Peach,” set 90 Major League Baseball records during his career, and some of them still stand. He...
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