Category Archives: Christmas

Lets Hear It For Moms

Earlier today, I attended my first Rotary, breakfast meeting of the new year.  COVID has wreaked havoc on all service clubs, but we march on. To lighten the mood a little this morning, we were treated to the video below. … Continue reading

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Everyone Is from Somewhere

It has become a bit of a tradition for me, that like Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving, I listen to “Another Christmas Song” on Christmas Day.  Often several times. Jethro Tull has never been known for sentimental, thought provoking lyrics,  but … Continue reading

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Blah, Blah, Blah

I don’t know about you, but I’m considering pulling the plug on all social media and TV news.    Who to believe, who to ignore, how to comment? I’ve enjoyed listening to more great music as I have weened myself … Continue reading

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Christmas Family Squabbles

Christmas, (AKA The Holidays) typically brings families together. As we all know, everyone is different and if two people always agree, one of them is not necessary. Politics, religion and social topics often make for an interesting get-together. This year … Continue reading

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Thinking … Too Much

I just heard that there are only 365 shopping days until Christmas (2020 is a leap year). Swell. Christmas seemed different this year. It was a great day, but it was different. We weren’t running around from place to place … Continue reading

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Everyone Is From Somewhere . . .

It was 1989 when the Rock Island Album was released and after hearing “Another Christmas Song” I said that someday, I would be the old man mentioned in the song. Thirty years later, with dad dying this year,  that prophecy … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #2 (Easy Way Out)

Day Two.    An important lesson wrapped in a short song.  

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Dear Santa

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Taking The Easy Way Out

        Christmas Eve is almost upon us and I suppose already is for some of my readers. Be sure to click on the link to get to the blog page as the primary subject is in a … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #1

Note:  I hit “publish” instead of “preview”, so this was released about 8 hours early. *** Non-traditional, indeed, but I’m not a Silent Night kind of guy. My favorite, contemporary Christmas song, like #2,  is also written by Ian Anderson, … Continue reading

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