Final Thoughts on Redefining Marriage
If I were to be invited to a masquerade ball or costume party, I think it would be fun to go as Abraham Lincoln. I would get the stovepipe hat and long full beard and practice my speech making voice; reciting the Gettysburg Address until I had it memorized. The other guests at the party would greet me as Mr. President as they smiled and | Read More »
“Hey, Look! Is That Somebody Famous?”
When Mom and Dad were first married they moved to the “Land of Oz”, (California) and directly to the “Emerald City”, (Los Angeles); home of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, swimming pools and movie stars. In those simpler times, one of their favorite entertainment activities was to drive around Beverly Hills and look for movie stars. Up and down Rodeo Drive, Sunset Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard | Read More »
Chicago: The Wild, Wild, West!
The City of Chicago has become the laughingstock of the country and is beginning to look like the lawless towns of the old west in the latter part of the 19th century. In January 2013 there were 43 murders committed in the city, which is dramatically more than during gangster Al Capone’s heyday in 1929, when there were 26 murders in January of that year | Read More »
From Uncle Sam to Aunt Sissy
I was walking by a park recently and noticed a group of kids playing football, with parents lined up and down the sidelines of the playing field. The game was flag football and I was struck by something new. All of the players were wearing football helmets. In flag football? At the other end of the field was a playground with a ladder, slide, and | Read More »