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Category Archives: Real life
Who comes to mind when you think about the world’s most successful coach? A lot of big names impress us, particularly in the National Football League and for good reason. It’s tough to win in the NFL and names like … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrity and Fame, Real life Tagged football, Native Americans, Neptune, old timers, pugilist, sunshine state, Syracuse Comments Off on Chief!
It reads like a movie pitch. A double-amputee Olympic runner who supposedly guns down his girlfriend by accident on none other than Valentine’s Day. As the movie dawns on the screen, a beat up 1959 Peugeot convertible rolls up to … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrity and Fame, Law and our society!, Real life, Ripped from the headlines Tagged Bronze, bullets, gold, guns, marathon, murder, running, Silver Comments Off on Glorious Pistorius!
You Gotta Believe!
“For the want of a nail, a shoe was lost. For the want of shoe, a horse was lost. For the want of a horse, a rider was lost. For the want of a rider, a message was lost. For … Continue reading
Posted in Real life, Ripped from the headlines, Television Tagged disaster, Eastern, FAA, fatalities, glide path, go team, TWA Comments Off on You Gotta Believe!
I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke!
A company as large as Coca-Cola cannot avoid some type of controversy now and then. For instance, when Coke launched its ad campaign in China, the slogan “Coke Adds Life!” was translated into “Coke brings your ancestors back from the … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrity and Fame, It's part of the language!, Politics, Real life, Religion, Ripped from the headlines, Television Tagged Broncos, conservative, hate, liguist, Pepsi, Seahawks, soft drinks Comments Off on I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke!
Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935 which was approved by the U.S. Congress as a part of a series of domestic programs known as the New Deal. Social Security was initially designed as a … Continue reading
The 2013 Darwins Are Out ??? Or Are They?
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a link for the Darwin award winners for 2013 entitled “The 2013 Darwin Awards Are Out!” Being a fan of the Darwin Awards for the past 20 years, I clicked … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrity and Fame, Fantasy Fun, It's part of the language!, Real life Tagged Charles Darwin, conservative, death, DNA, evolution, genome, laughter, magical, time, year, yes Comments Off on The 2013 Darwins Are Out ??? Or Are They?
Redskins say “UGG!”
“Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;” When Shakespeare wrote Romeo and … Continue reading
Posted in Celebrity and Fame, Fantasy Fun, It's part of the language!, Law and our society!, Real life, Ripped from the headlines Tagged native american, NFL, nicknames, politics, sports, Superbowl Comments Off on Redskins say “UGG!”
Merry Christmas, Again!
It’s that time of year, when the sun is low in the sky, the weather colder, and spirits are a little higher as we celebrate Christmas. Whether you associate the holiday with Jesus Christ, Santa Claus, or the Roman week … Continue reading
Posted in Real life Comments Off on Merry Christmas, Again!
Let’s Talk Turkey!
With another pagan holiday on the horizon, taste buds across the U.S. are tantalized by the thought of Mom’s old-fashioned roasted turkey. Children of all ages can’t wait to dig into piles of mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, and juicy … Continue reading
The Man in the Iron Mask!
It started with lower back pain. The doctor and I concurred that it was probably a bulged vertebral disk, and the doctor prescribed steroids and analgesics to reduce swelling and quell the pain. After a week, the pain became unbearable. … Continue reading
Posted in Real life, Science Tagged cancer, cancer center, chemotherapy, health, hospital, radiosurgery Comments Off on The Man in the Iron Mask!