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HAPPY MEDICARE TO ME!

Last Saturday, I celebrated (sic) my 65th birthday.  My present was a Medicare card. Yes, it’s happy Medicare for me! 

Now that the Federal government has issued me a Medicare card, it’s official: I’m an old geezer.

NATIONAL SEERSUCKER DAY: A BIPARTISAN FASHION STATEMENT

JUNE 8, WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today is National Seersucker Day, and I’m celebrating it in the United States Capitol with Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, and many other well-dressed Senators participating in “Seersucker Thursday.”

REMEMBERING JFK

This coming Monday, Memorial Day, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of our 35th President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. 

Like almost every American over the age of 60, I can tell you precisely where I was on Friday afternoon, November 22, 1963, when I heard the news that President Kennedy had been assassinated.

GOOD AFTERNOON, FOOTBALL FANS, AND WELCOME TO PIGGLY WIGGLY STADIUM!

On Monday, the University of Kentucky announced that it is changing the name of its football stadium from Commonwealth Stadium to Kroger Field.  That’s right, frequent football shoppers! Come September, the University of Kentucky Wildcat football team will be playing in a football stadium named after a grocery store.

THE STREETCARS WE DESIRE

Tonight is Trolley Night on South Main Street in downtown Memphis.  Except there won’t be any trollies. There will be those hideous looking buses designed to look like trollies.  Those faux trolley buses are the Elvis impersonators of mass transit.