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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. 

HOW GROWNUPS TOOK OVER HALLOWEEN

When I was a boy growing up in north Memphis in the 60s, Halloween was a big night for me and the other kids in my neighborhood.  We dressed like ghosts and goblins, roamed the streets, appeared on front porches, rang doorbells, yelled “Trick or Treat!” and demanded that strangers gave us candy bars.  And they did.  Bagfuls of them.