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GET READY FOR PUPPY BOWL XIV!

This coming Sunday afternoon, literally tens of millions of Americans will gather in front of their television sets to watch the biggest sporting event of the year.  I’m referring, of course, to the Puppy Bowl.

VOTE FOR THE CELEBRITY OF YOUR CHOICE

As you have no doubt noticed, the Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces and the leader of the free world is a former reality TV show star. 

President Trump is not the first celebrity to become the President of the United States.  Hollywood movie and TV star Ronald Reagan served as our President from 1981 to 1989.  But he did not go immediately from the set of Bedtime for Bonzo to the Oval Office. In between he served two terms as Governor of California.  But the former star of the Apprentice is our first President to go directly from hosting a TV show to giving an inaugural address.

CHRISTMAS IN THE BALANCE

One out of every two marriages in this country ends in a divorce.  Why?  Well, I can’t prove this, but I firmly believe that the alarming divorce rate in this country is directly related to putting up Christmas trees.

REMEMBERING MY FRIEND, KIM JOHNSON

Every once in a while in life we are blessed to meet a deeply spiritual person.  There is a common misunderstanding about what it means to be a “deeply spiritual person.”  Many people think that such a person is someone who is expressive, if not outspoken, about their faith and their beliefs.  They believe a deeply spiritual person is someone who has great certainty rather than doubts, and is fond of quoting scripture or praying in public.

HEADING HOME FOR HOMECOMING

I’m a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee where I obtained my Bachelor of Conservative Arts degree with a major in football appreciation, and a minor in miscellaneous extracurricular activities.