Americans this was almost our Independence Day. John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail: “…July 2nd will go down in History. We’ll celebrate it parades and pomp and bells ringing and fireworks.” Because Congress actually rules in favor if Independence on July 2 but then officially accepted Jefferson’s declaration two days later, thus making the…[Read More]
Apparently June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day. We are unsure who determines this “awareness day” but we are interested. We wonder how many cats are celebrating this event. The cats that would appreciate the annual embrace are into it but how about the aloof felines that would rather be left alone? Maybe they…[Read More]
This is the season of awards. Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, etc. It is the congratulations period of the movie industry and it means that the “Best” actors, writers, producers, sound, etc. are hopeful that they will get some hardware to prove that they among the best in their field. Awards season usually begins with…[Read More]
03/10/2012 No Comments
It’s March. Some of us think of “Wooden Soldiers.” Some of us think of “Ides.” Some others might think of “Penguins & Morgan Freeman.” Thoughts of “Clovers and Guinness” dance around for some. As we “move” to the beat of our own drums, we might consider that many of us now equate this month with “Madness.” The annual college hoops extravaganza is one of those sporting events that transcend athletics. It’s the kind of event that we all know something about. We may not know who Murray State is. We may not know which twelve seed will upset a five seed. We may not know what a “twelve seed” is. But we all know the Madness is on its way. Go fill out a bracket! Root for Harvard! Pick a non-Disney Cinderella! If you don’t know what a “Buzzer-beater” is…find out and enjoy one.