Category Archives: Celebrities

Enough is enough

I cannot begin to say how sad I am as I write this.  At first I was angry but, very slowly, that anger dissipated into sadness.  It’s not about my personal or professional life or that my parents are getting sicker … Continue reading

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This and that . . .

Just some not-so-random thoughts on a few things: Cam Newton is an incredible quarterback.  He’s also pretty enthusiastic.  And that, for some reason, ticks people off.  I don’t really understand why he’s gotten so much heat over his celebrations.  We’ve … Continue reading

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What is it with political candidates?

Sometimes it’s considered a strength to stand by your convictions.  That’s one of the things that drives religious folks, that they have their beliefs and stand by them irrespective of what others might say, think or do – even to … Continue reading

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Book Reviews

I’ve decided to have a separate blog dedicated to all things books: reviews, new releases (if I learn of anything of interest), readers advisories, news stories, all that kind of thing.  I’ll leave this one for my political ramblings, some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unfinished Business: The Life & Times of Danny Gatton

Unfinished Business: The Life & Times of Danny Gatton.  Ralph Heibutzki. San Francisco:  Backbeat Books.  ISBN 978-0879307486 and 087930748X. It’s always difficult to assess the quality of a biography. If the author goes into too much personal detail, he/she runs the risk … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Never Played the Game

I Never Played the Game, Howard Cosell with Peter Bonaventure.  ISBN 0-380-70159-6 (978-0380701599).  New York: Avon Books, 1985.  Also available in hardback (ISBN 978-0688044817) and large print paperback (ISBN 978-0816141111).  Contains a table of contents but no index. I just realized that I … Continue reading

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The Interview

So much has been made over Sony’s decision not to show the movie “The Interview.” Allegedly, that decision was because of the threats made by North Korean hackers when word of the movie and its contents were made public. I … Continue reading

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