CELEBRATING WW3 SINCE WE WON’T HAVE TIME LATER – Marilyn Armstrong

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD WEEK? LET'S START CELEBRATING WORLD WAR THREE TODAY SINCE WE WON 'T HAVE TIME, LATER. Way back in the dark ages, the third week in February (an otherwise dreary and neglected month) was designated National Brotherhood Week. As designated special weeks go, it was never a big hit with the … Continue reading CELEBRATING WW3 SINCE WE WON’T HAVE TIME LATER – Marilyn Armstrong

JOHNNY CASH AND NINE INCH NAILS – RICH PASCHALL

Covering Hurt, by Rich Paschall You probably know what it means to "cover" a song. That's when one artist records, or "covers," the work of another artist. Sometimes the later version becomes a bigger hit than the original.  Such was the case when white artists were "Covering R&B Music" and getting all of the radio … Continue reading JOHNNY CASH AND NINE INCH NAILS – RICH PASCHALL

ME AND DUKE WAYNE – BY GARRY ARMSTRONG

I liked him so much I named a dog after him. Now that is appreciation. Our Arizona vacation is a trip back in time to some of my favorite western movies and TV shows. The cactus covered fields and surrounding mountains evoke memories, especially of John Wayne-John Ford classics. The locales around Phoenix are similar … Continue reading ME AND DUKE WAYNE – BY GARRY ARMSTRONG

THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

Kobe Bean Bryant There probably is no need to explain to you who Kobe Bryant was. You probably knew before the tragic helicopter accident last Sunday that took his life and that of 8 others, including his 13-year-old daughter. Even if you did not follow the NBA or the Los Angeles Lakers, you likely knew … Continue reading THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

WHY I LOVED LUCY – GARRY ARMSTRONG

I've got the mid-winter blues. It's only January, so it's not nearly the end of it yet. I need to perk up. Melancholy. Melancholy Serenade. Serenade of the Bells. The Bells of St. Mary. A silly word link game I play to lighten things. Suddenly, it reminds me of another time, an assignment more than … Continue reading WHY I LOVED LUCY – GARRY ARMSTRONG