Archive for November 2016

My seven favorite Christmas songs

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6qmtO6cebcU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br><br> The first time I heard James Taylor do this song, it became my favorite rendition.  Maybe it's his voice or the arrangement that draws me in, but I instantly feel all warm and fuzzy when I hear it.
We all have our favorite Christmas songs.  Some may be of a traditional nature and some may be original compositions with a more modern flair. While thinking about putting this gallery of my favorites together, I came across the Tommy Emmanuel piece.  I hadn’t heard of it before, but the minute I heard the opening,... Read more »

Will we still be friends after the election?

Will we still be friends after the election?
As the long presidential election finally comes to a close, I noticed that some people on Facebook are hoping the contentious posts subside.  I think it’s going to get worse.  The supporters of the candidate that lost will have sour grapes and conspiracy theories for the next four years. One of the things I think... Read more »

I went to the Cubs World Championship Parade

Howard Moore, a fellow blogger, reluctantly agreed to go to the parade with me.  ;-)
I did something that was never on my non-existent bucket list.  I went to the Cubs World Championship Parade.  I’ve lived in Chicago all my life and I’m really not a Cubs fan (I’ve only been to one game), but I felt maybe I should make the effort for all my friends and family who... Read more »
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Are you ready for 2017?

I found this clear bin on Amazon and thought it would be perfect to store my coloring books, colored pencils, markers, gel pens and drawings
I know it seems a bit early, but are you ready for 2017? Since I quit my job, I’ve had the opportunity to go through my house and clean out a closet, organize my clothes, purses, shoes and some other things that needed tending to.  I was able to donate many large garbage bags of... Read more »