Party Time at Grandma’s

Posted Dec 31 2012

Tonight, seven of my grandkids, ranging from age four to age 10, will be here for a party/sleepover. It’s a little insane to have that many kids running up and down the stairs, slamming doors and arguing over who’s not sharing. What’s even more crazy is this is the 4th year we’ve done this, which […]

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Christmas Songs

Posted Dec 20 2012

(From XKCD.com.) A Facebook friend posted this last week and it made me laugh, but it also made me wonder which Gen X and Y Christmas songs were being ignored. After some research, I came up with the following list of Christmas songs released since 1970: Give Love on Christmas Day The Jackson Five 1970 […]

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Comedy and Anger

Posted Dec 8 2012

So I was reading McKee’s Story last night: “Comedy is at heart an angry, antisocial art. To solve the problem of weak comedy, therefore, the writer first asks: What am I angry about? He finds that aspect of soeciety that heats his blood and goes on an assault.” Years back, I watched my company go […]

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