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TIME FOR A TRUCE IN THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS

We are now dashing towards the finish line of this sacred holiday season of peace on earth, goodwill toward men, batteries not included, and some assembly required.  And once again this year, the airwaves are full of TV and radio
commentators screaming about “The War on Christmas!”

SINATRA: HIS WAY FOR 100 YEARS

Today is the 100th birthday of the "Chairman of the Board," Francis Albert Sinatra.

HALLOWEEN: MORE TRICKS THAN TREATS!

I don't mean to come across like the Grinch Who Stole Halloween, but I confess that I am dreading tomorrow night.  As an old curmudgeon, I now see Halloween as more a night for tricks than treats.

REMEMBERING YOGI

I’m a life-long St. Louis Cardinals fan.  While he was from St. Louis, my all-time favorite player never played for the Cardinals.  In fact, he played for my all-time least favorite team, the evil New York Yankees. 

WE INTERRUPT THIS MARRIAGE ...

This weekend my wife and I will begin a five month separation. Please don’t misunderstand. Neither of us has hired a lawyer, and we will be sleeping together, eating together, and paying bills together, just as we have for the past 34 years. But we’re going to be separated, just as we are every year at this time of the year.