Like many of you, I have worked from home for the past three months and it has given me a chance to familiarize myself with my new surroundings.
High school graduations have gotten a lot of attention lately, because if not for the pandemic, another group of 18-year-olds would finally get to “walk” and accept their diploma and the accompanying cheers.
Harold Reid had one of the most familiar voices in music history, his songs are still played on classic country radio stations, and yet most folks never knew his name.
As we continue to shelter-in-place and limit our trips to only essential venues, I am realizing how easy it may be to make some of this behavior a “new norm,” as good friend Scott Bridwell said a couple of weeks ago.
We’re in the midst of a pandemic that could result in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and the experts call that a “best-case scenario.”
As we all hopefully continue our safe journeys each day in our own little corners of the world, I hope you folks are safe, well and staying relatively sane amongst those you love the most.
I was scrolling Facebook this week — yes, dear readers, I am a “scroller” not a fanatic — when a friend shared a post that made me go into the details of the post itself.
Have you ever wondered about all these days, weeks and months that we have to recognize some organization or government project or “National Day of Awareness?”
Today you should be celebrating with your favorite other with dinner, a show and, perhaps, some rich chocolates or great perfume. If you are so inclined, you might also sing to your sweetheart or take her/him to a concert.
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine recalled for me the King Saul story from the First Book of Samuel — the one where the Israelites beg the prophet for a king to rule over the nation.