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REMEMBERING BOB SAGET: THE LAST GREAT TV DAD

When I was growing up watching TV in the 1950s and the 1960s, it was a golden era for TV dads.  All the heroes on TV at that time were either daddies or cowboys or both, like Ben Cartwright on “Bonanza,” the wonderful father of Adam, Hoss and Little Joe. 

UNTIL THEN, WE’LL HAVE TO MUDDLE THROUGH SOMEHOW

It is one of the greatest and most popular Christmas songs of all time.  But over the years, some of the lyrics of the song have been changed.  This Christmas we need to remember the original lyrics and the powerful message they conveyed. 

REUNITED WITH MR. BINGLE

When I was a little boy growing up in Memphis in the 1950s, we never had a white Christmas.  But we always had a Christmas snowman.  His name was Mr. Bingle, and he was a Memphis Christmas icon. 

REMEMBERING WHEN THE HOLIDAY SEASON ARRIVED BY MAIL

It was the most exciting day of the year for a boy from Memphis.  It was a day in November when a very special publication arrived in the mail. 

A QUESTION FOR THOSE WITH COVID-19 VACCINATION HESITANCY: WHY NOW?

Vaccinations have protected humans against a myriad of diseases for decades.  The COVID-19 vaccine will do the same.