New Rules for the New Year

Okay, maybe not rules per se, but Friday posts might be different. Look, I’ve been posting every Friday for something more than ten years. Probably close to sixteen years, actually, though I have to admit I haven’t actually checked. In … Continued

Global Santa Tracking System

Have you been good this year? As I have done more than once in the past at this time of year, I’m sharing some good, clean fun for the whole family, brought to you by the United States Government. During … Continued

How to Help a Loved One

Especially, if they’re depressed or suffering from other mental illness. The holidays can be an especially rough time of year. I know for many years, I would get a kind of seasonal depression that would come over me after Halloween … Continued

How Chocolate Is Made

From bean to your mouth, how delicious chocolate is made. I grew up in the city, but I had relatives who farmed, so I’m not one of those people who thought that food magically showed up in the grocery store. … Continued

The Coldest War of All

Our nation’s finest tracking holiday spirit. As I usually do at this time of year, I’m reminding you of where to find Santa and, more specifically, how to track his progress. During the Cold War, the North American Aerospace Defense … Continued

Charitable Giving

As someone who’s been the beneficiary of charitable giving, I heartily endorse it! And, actually, you may have enjoyed the benefits of charity, directly or indirectly, too. For instance, if you have had cancer or know someone who has had … Continued

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