An Ode to 2023

’Twas the week before Christmas in two-o-two-three, And oh, what a year that it’s turned out to be. As stockings are hung by the chimney with care, The price of the contents is making us swear. Inflation, we’re told, is well under control, But that doesn’t square with a shrinking bankroll. Very few products cost [...]

By |2023-12-22T03:52:04+00:00December 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Household Names

As Christians around the world are already celebrating the birth of Jesus even before Christmas, it’s interesting to me that seldom, in America at least, do you ever hear of a newborn baby being called by that name. It makes sense, I guess, since if you do believe that the child born in Bethlehem twenty [...]

By |2023-12-15T20:07:22+00:00December 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do You Have Authentic Rizz?

This may be redundant news for many, but Merriam-Webster has announced its Word of the Year for 2023. No doubt there were “word” parties held in anticipation of just what term would win the coveted prize. I envision many logophiles anticipating the climactic moment much as football fans sit on the edge of their seats [...]

By |2023-12-08T19:58:49+00:00December 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Life Well-Lived

I hope you’ll indulge me in a little personal column this week. It’s all about my mom, who ended her 95-year residency on planet Earth by joining the heavenly chorus last Saturday. Even though my dad was the natural-born performer between the two, Mom not only played the piano well but also had a great [...]

By |2023-12-01T20:30:06+00:00December 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments