Hope everyone is having a Happy Thanksgiving! Though I haven’t blogged in a while, things have been happening. At work, I’ve switched fully from football season to basketball season. This year it was a little easier, since all my local football teams that made the playoffs went down in the first round. So, the transition[…]
On Saturday (the morning after all of Seminole County’s football teams lost out of the playoffs), my wife and I took a road trip with my parents.
Let’s talk about something besides politics for a moment. In my part of the country, the big news right now isn’t Obama (that’s old news). It’s the Big 12 Conference. And by that I mean college football, for those who didn’t know. Three of the top five teams in the country are from the Big[…]
One blog I sometimes read said that Tuesday was “A Sad Day for America”. After reading the rest of that post, I determined that it was indeed a sad day. Sad that slightly less than half of Americans can’t accept what actually happened. For one thing, someone’s been reading too many “American Family Association” editorials[…]
Marline and I aren’t fans of “drinking games,” but if we were, we could have used “historic election” as our catalyst on Tuesday night. We knew ahead of time that “historic election” would be uttered by talking heads on TV numerous times, but I was astounded at how many times they actually said it. We[…]
For those of you who haven’t taken advantage of early voting, I strongly encourage it — if your state allows it. Marline and I voted on Saturday, because neither of us can afford to stand in the lines on Tuesday. She works a ways out of town, and would have to miss a third of[…]
As some of you know, I read books all the time. I read science fiction, history, biographies, mysteries, political thrillers, and other fiction and non-fiction. Constantly. But I rarely recommend a book. Here’s one. I just finished “The Innocent Man” — the first non-fiction book written by novelist John Grisham. After a couple of his[…]