I don’t think I became aware of the dreaded ‘world’ until my teens. I knew that I couldn’t be hugged up in the corner with boys at blue light parties. I couldn’t sip out of the bottle they were passing. I couldn’t keep the ten dollar bill that I’d seen the old man drop even if my friends did think I was a fool to give it back. My mother hadn’t raised me like that and Sunday School had taught me that those things were wrong.
I remember Mother’s Day from wa-a-ay back in the day when all of the women in the church would dress up and then set it off in hats, fur stoles, and high heels. Their looks were mesmerizing and as eye-catching as any Hollywood movie star’s. Easter was for the children, but Mother’s Day was a woman’s day to shine. I remember the famous, frothy, ice cold frappes served at the Mother’s Day Teas and the Fashion Shows put on with clothes supplied by Evans and Fashion Plate clothiers.
Relax everybody. It’s handled! So Kerry Washington didn’t win the Emmy. What did she lose? Not a doggone thing. Her multitude of faithful Gladiators going to stop marching to the beat of this incredible program? NOT!
Kerry, aka Olivia Pope, knows that the Emmy’s, just like everything else Hollywood, is political and tainted by favoritism.
Coffee is the best thing that has ever happened to me in the mornings. Some of you love tea the same way and so I grant you this right, also. In fact there is nothing we love that any other person has the right to declare wrong for us. Over the years I’ve seen battles waged against chocolate, eggs, red meat, and other products
The first 45 I ever bought was “Shop Around”, by the Miracles. “Who’s Lovin’ You” was on the reverse side. Since my father’s turntable was designed for 33 1/3’s, I had to buy the yellow plug that snapped into the middle of a forty-five to make it fit the
A lot of ladies are planning their next sports car purchase. These cars are no longer the exclusive property of men. Women are loving everything about these high-performance machines, and for all of you ladies out there, here are the three best sports cars for women.
Top Pick in Best Sports Cars for Women – Nissan 370Z
My 27 year-old daughter and I had a ball laughing at how my generation had to use manual typewriters for our high school and college term papers. I thrilled her with stories of hundreds of balled up papers tossed on the floor near the trashcan. These papers boasted mistakes, lumpy whited-out corrections, and strikeovers warranting me to have to start all over again. I described all-night typing sessions, pumped up on “No Doze”, while I slaved over a paper that was due the next morning.
Dr. Henry Holstege, Calvin College’s Professor Emeritus, recently spoke to a group of educators concerning
One of our youngest baby boomers turns 50 Sunday and I hear he’s not taking it well. Seems superstar Michael Jordan’s camp is cracking the AARP jokes and M.J. is not having it. ESPN Sports writer, Wright Thompson, said the conversation is going a little like this, “Hey Mike have you heard of AARP?” Mike’s response, “No. Have you heard of pink slips?”
It is only fitting that I, as an older Baby Boomer, stop to pay tribute to His Airness, Michael Jordan, for what he did for the city of Chicago and for basketball.
Do you bake the best cakes or pies in your family? Can you design everything from muu-muus to wedding dresses? Do you write great poems or tell great stories? Can you add up figures in your head faster than anyone else? “Then do the math!” That”s the talent God has given you. How you choose to make it work is up to you.