It was being the neighborhood — nay, the family’s — personal police officer that Officer Friendly, became his friendliest. Reluctantly, but reliably. Get pulled over? Call Billy. Court date? Call…
“It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” is a paradox in that its author, Edmond Sears, was a Unitarian pastor who believed and preached the Divinity of Jesus. Nevertheless, the song is a standard in many Methodist Church hymnals.
“I never thought I’d live to see this!” A black man elected President of the United States. But, when MaMa said it, the phrase had deeper meaning.
“I bet you get a lot of crap about your name!” mused the car rental clerk while typing my driver’s license number. Whether instigated by Austin Powers, The Slasher Killer, or my own insecurities, being me hasn’t been easy. I cope by creating my own fun.
The life of “The Ten Commandments” was its action. Its significance was family bonding. We not only embrace unity and laughter, but ethnic pride.
What do Santa Claus, James Earl Jones, Othello and tulips have in common? This updated memoir ties the Christmas threads.
May I always remember my images of the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. But the images I wish to forever claim are of two freshly dressed, backpacked little girls standing on a sidewalk in Carol Stream, IL at 8:23 AM, CDT.
Vik & I had a rare Saturday at home. Who needs ancestry.com when you have stuff in the garage?
I needed to vent; to write down my 2 cents about the folks who cannot drive shopping carts. I pulled out my phone to Tweet. And that’s when Wayne-o came to mind: “Notes written on____.” Wayne Tweeted before Twitter.
Happy Sinterklaas. Wait. Maybe I’m not supposed to say that. I know some people aren’t happy about Sinterklaas; so, wishing people to be …