Monthly Archives: December 2010

TO YOU, MY FRIEND, FOR AULD LANG SYNE

 This is New Year ’s Eve and around the world people will stand together at the stroke of midnight and sing a melancholy song that, on the surface, makes absolutely no sense—Auld Lang Syne. The title, Auld Lang Syne, literally … Continue reading

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A STAR FOR THE AGES

Dear Friends: Here is my Christmas card to you. Thank you for your support and comments. Wishing all of you a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. A STAR FOR THE AGES  “Oh, little town of Bethlehem… Above thy … Continue reading

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WHY DO WOMEN WEAR WHAT THEY WEAR?

It is 8:45 on a Saturday night. I rush into the grocery store when I see her—a tall, lean, beautiful blond. This is my second trip to the store for the day. I forgot a few necessities such as cereal … Continue reading

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MY CALENDAR COLORING BOOK: December White

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas is one of the most loved seasonal songs of all time. It is also the inspiration for this month’s coloring book. My granddaughter, Allison, suggested I color December white and I’m sure she was … Continue reading

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I MISS THE FRONT PORCH SOCIETY

My niece called last night very upset. She had taken a break in her hectic holiday preparations to spend the day devoted to her neighbors. Her thanks for all her efforts was a simple “thank you” and the door slammed … Continue reading

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WIKILEAKS: YOU CAN’T SHOUT FIRE IN A CROWDED THEATRE

When I was a freshman journalism student in college I couldn’t wait to run around campus digging up fantastic and shocking news stories. I was going to set the world on fire and be the youngest Nobel Award winner on … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks issue follows Clinton on 4-nation tour

WikiLeaks issue follows Clinton on 4-nation tour.

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