Out Of My Mind

Casual civility

When do you think civility started to drift in this country? Was it when men stopped wearing suits and straw hats to baseball games? Was it when people started bringing Starbucks to church while wearing flip-flops? Was it when people let their phones ring in church, a movie theatre, a play, or during someone’s speech? […]

March 7th, 2017

Double down, on double B

I’m gonna throw a name at you. This guy is the best person to lead our military and finally defeat Al Qaeda, Isis, Isil, Dash or what have you. His name is Bill Belichick. C’mon you know he’s the guy. He always appears angry but nothing seems to bother him and look at his track […]

February 14th, 2017

Black Magic

I had mentioned on my show that I had read several years ago that the rate of change in technology that had taken 25 years to achieve was now happening in increments of 5 years and since that article probably has accelerated even more. Listener Ted sent me an article pertaining to this. The article […]

January 23rd, 2017

John Glenn, space cowboy/hero/stud

John Glenn, space cowboy/hero/stud. His death triggered memories and thoughts. In 1962 when Mr. Glenn was shot into the wild blue/black yonder of outer space on a ball of flames my grammar school, St. Catherine’s on the south side of Chicago, was assembled in the school auditorium to witness this magnificent historical event. Hundreds of […]

December 13th, 2016

‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year

What a wonderful time of the year. What other time could you be shot to death over a parking space at a shopping mall, or get punched in the face when you grab the last Mr. Coffee on sale, or use the word ’tis? I especially like going to the mailbox jammed with Christmas catalogues, […]

November 29th, 2016

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