Archive for the 'Reruns' Category

Monday, September 5th, 2016

National Grilling Day September 6th, 2010. Rerun Happy National Grilling Day, aka Labor Day.  This day no longer commemorates anything except the obsession of a large majority of Americans gathering together around the family grill.  Enjoy your day and have a burger for me. There’s no grill on the island, but I think I’ll have […]

Happy Birthday, Anne Marie

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Happy Birthday to my Labor Day baby!  My daughter was a Labor Day baby.  Of course, she’s no longer a baby.  She’s a beautiful young woman.  But the memories of that much awaited daughter are still strong.  Her birth wasn’t expected for another two weeks or more.  Her older brother was two weeks late, so […]

We Have Declared!

Friday, July 4th, 2014

First posted July 4th, 2008. IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate […]

America

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

First posted July 3rd, 2011.   America – Written & Performed by Glen Shulfer

Explosion in Grand Rapids

Monday, August 26th, 2013

First posted June 4th, 2011. Don’t you dare put this city on a list of America’s Dying Cities.  This is what happens when you do. What an effort of coordination!  A bit of history of this iconic song – a tribute by Don McLean.  There was a plane crash back in 1959 in which three […]

Humor and Talent in the Medical Profession

Friday, July 26th, 2013

First posted January 17, 2011 Whenever I have surgery I want my surgical team to be skilled and dedicated to do the very best job they possibly can.  I’ve never considered anything else, but what I’ve discovered about the other talents lurking in the OR have me doubled over.  In pain, you ask.  No.  In […]

Where Is the Dream?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

First posted January 17, 2011 It’s disappearing along with the family values, the marriage and the fathers.  It’s disappearing as the unborn children are murdered for the sake of convenience.  It’s disappearing along with the work ethic and life centered around the church and our Creator. Martin’s dream is being replaced by feelings of entitlement […]

Big Brother Strikes Again

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

First posted January 8, 2011 George Orwell thought he was writing fiction when he created 1984, but it appears that he just got the date wrong.  It was very unsettling to read that Obama wants to give the U.S. Commerce Department the authority to create an Internet ID for Americans. This is allegedly not a […]

Keep Me Away from You Tube!

Monday, June 17th, 2013

First posted December 27, 2010 If you don’t, I’ll never get anything done.  I don’t remember why I went there this afternoon.  I’ve been all over the place.  I can’t remember where I started, but I traveled through some military tattoos, all kinds of Amazing Grace from Lin Yu Chun to Il Divo, Susan Boyle, […]

Nordstrom Shoppers Flashed

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

First posted December 20, 2010 Sure enough.  A whole bunch of them were flashed by one of the mob flashes of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus”. In an event organized by the Seattle Symphony and Nordstrom, hundreds of singers joined in a flash mob performance of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” at the downtown Seattle Nordstrom on Saturday, December […]