Today, Iowa votes. And many of us are saying thank the Lord…we’re this much closer to this thing being over. Maybe once a group of American citizens have cast votes, the election can get back on track about who has … Continue reading Iowa…Votes…Finally
Dear Basic, You’re probably wondering why I didn’t refer to you as “Anonymous” which is how your signed your message to me. I’ll get to that in just a bit. Thank you for your eloquently written email as to … Continue reading A Letter to an Anonymous Trump Supporter
As I start my yearly letter to you, I’m in Tortola, the British Virgin Island. Yesterday we were in St. Thomas. I’m on a cruise…first one in many years. I’m also writing this ahead of time because I’ll be … Continue reading Dear Mom…
When I think of anthems, many categories come to mind — epic songs over 6 minutes long (sadly, unheard of today); a song that is readily identified with a singer and/or band; a song that reminds you of a lost … Continue reading November Anthems
This morning, listening to Morning Joe on MSNBC, I couldn’t help but feel sad…and angry. Sad, because during the 5 minutes I was able to listen before my satellite connection was [thankfully] lost underground, I heard how Donald Trump has … Continue reading In 2015, Political Incorrectness Equals the End of “White Sheets”
What makes a great cover song? Some think it’s when a singer or band sings a song you would never expect them to like when Johnny Cash covered Depeche Mode’s Personal Jesus. Others think its when an artist takes a song and just owns it — which is pretty much what Kelly Clarkson does on a regular basis. Whatever the reason, there have been some truly great cover songs. I’m talking about the songs that are so good, most people don’t have a clue it was sung by someone else previously. Take a very young me, and the argument I … Continue reading October’s Got You Covered
**UPDATE** Apparently Kim Davis’ visit with Pope Francis was more in line with the visit Eva Peron’s visit with Pope Pius XII than even I had anticipated! In a rare move, the Vatican today release a statement clarifying Mrs. Davis’ “meeting” … Continue reading *UPDATED* Let’s Hear it for the Rainbow Tour….