Category Archives: holiday

Memorial Day 2018

Today, we commemorate those who have died while serving in our military. In honor of our fallen soldiers, I offer these two songs today. “Let Them In” Elma Dean, a wife and mother from Oakland, California, wrote this poem during some of … Continue reading

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hahahahahahahaHappy World Laughter Day!

Yes, it’s World Laughter Day! Whether you’re chuckling, chortling, giggling, or guffawing, laughter not only makes you feel better, it’s good for you, too. I told you about laughter yoga before with some links to articles and videos about the … Continue reading

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Other Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2018 — he should’ve been 88 years old today, but he was cut down in his prime 50 years ago. A masterful organizer and leader, it was Dr. King’s voice and his oratory … Continue reading

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Resolve This, 2018!

Happy New Year 2018! Yes, I know that was the day before yesterday, so I’m sure by now tons of folks have already posted New Year’s resolutions, from grand to comedic. Though I generally eschew Big Day traditions like the … Continue reading

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My Back Story with Ralphie

Another Christmas brings another round-the-clock marathon of A Christmas Story with Ralphie, Flick, Schwartz, the Old Man, the “major award,” and, of course, the Red Ryder BB Rifle. Since the film’s release in 1983, Americans have come to know Ralphie and … Continue reading

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The Legend of Anti-Claus

Some say he’s a myth. He hasn’t been seen in years. Spotted exclusively in Austin, Texas during the 1980s, he disappeared as mysteriously as he had arrived on the scene. There are no pictures and memories are sketchy at best. … Continue reading

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Christmas Comin’ At Ya!

It’s the holiday season, folks, and for the first time in years, I am missing out entirely on the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. As we approach our first Colorado Christmas, I’m feeling a little homesick and nostalgic, so here’s a look … Continue reading

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