Last night was a quiet New Year’s Eve. During prime fireworks-lighting time, it was about 15 ºF with a 15-mph northern wind. That shuts folks down pretty hard. I didn’t complain. I have goals for the new year, but nearly none of them are constrained to the calendar. It’s becoming clear to me that my […]
I haven’t had a favorite soft drink in quite a long time. But today, after a lengthy courtship, I think it’s fair to say I’ve committed to Diet Rite. Originally made and distributed by Royal Crown Cola and today owned by Dr Pepper, the current Diet Rite cola is free of caffeine, sugar, sodium, and […]
I had dinner with my childhood friend Margaret tonight. I sneaked a photograph or two of her sizing her mousse up. When I posted one of them on Facebook, she responded warmly, and one of the hashtags she used was #camelotdays. Margaret is my childhood pediatrician’s daughter, but that’s incidental. She and I are personally […]
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.” – Luke 1:30-31 Merry Christmas. God be with you this season and throughout 2018.
(No spoilers.) Lea, the boys, and I are just back from a Saturday morning matinee of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Monaco Pictures. The Saturday morning matinee is proving quite an effective counter to my dislike of large crowds early in a blockbuster’s release. I would love to just wait—makes little difference to me […]