*New* You Can Look But Don’t Munch!

I like food BUT... I am not what one would call a foodie, but I do like to try different things. I’ve done some traveling across these United States and Canada and learned most regions have some interesting selections which can’t be found anywhere else. I’ve also learned that in every case these regional foods …

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For You I Have Such A Deal You Ain’t Gonna Believe!

Welcome to August Welcome to August. A very significant month in my life. Not only is it the peak of summer in the northern parts of the world, but it is also the month where my thoughts change from paying off Christmas bills to thinking about managing next year’s holiday debts. Yes, for thirty-one glorious …

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Resolution #1 This Year I Resolve Not To Be Eaten By A Tiger

A week later Well, once again we’ve completed the annual festival of carbs, candy, and creative lies, we call Christmas. It’s an interesting festival, filled with Church Fellowship, silent nights of family togetherness, and an attempt to break all seven deadly sins. I mean Gluttony and Sloth are easy with all that food around, but …

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New (to me) Holiday Traditions That I Don’t Understand

My Grandparents tradition My grandparents had a seven-foot, aluminum foil, Christmas tree every year. It stood on a base that spun it around. On it hung blue and green balls, nothing else. Above it was a yellow light and below was a spinning thing that changed the floodlight illuminating it from red to blue to …

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Yes Hollingsworth There Is A Boogy Man

A little bit of history In 1897 an eight-year-old girl, named Virginia O’Hanlon, wrote the New York Sun, a newspaper which is now out of business, a letter asking is there was a Santa Claus. The answer to her question, “Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus”, has become the most reprinted article in the …

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As If Holiday Shopping Wasn’t Hard Enough!!

Welcome Christmas Fa who foraze Well, the Christmas season is upon us. Now, I know the reason for the season and why we celebrate. Plus, it’s very important to donate to various charities and help at food banks this time of year, but I’m also very greedy. I love to get gifts. Experience has taught …

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The Word Of The Day Is HUH??

My friend Bob once told me that he had the prospicience, that his fulsome bonhomie campanology personalia would be a schwag, or lagniappe, to depute among his janissary of hyperborean hobbledehoys in the sodality. I indited a message saying he should stop this farrago and embrace lagom. As an example, I used an aphyllous tree, …

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