The TV mini-series Roots by Alex Haley first aired January 23, 1977, 40+ years ago and the book was published in 1976. When the mini-series first came out I was in the 8th grade so I did not get a chance to watch it completely, I did see bits and pieces before bed. I love… Continue reading Roots
I’m certainly no fashionista (I can’t believe I just used that word), believe it or not, this word was coined in 1993. I’m not a “Sharp Dressed Man” either “ZZ Top”. I’m more of a “Hip to Be Square” Guy, “Huey Lewis”. I wear jeans and a Polo T-Shirt to work. Getting dressed is a… Continue reading Award Shows: Fashion or Political Commentary
Many times, my kid will say something, and I have no idea what the hell he means. The terms he uses are part of today's culture. He tells me I need to respect his culture; I can't even figure out today's culture. I guess that is no different than what any of us said when… Continue reading Slang Terms Through The Years
Have you ever seen an article or a TV show where somebody from the entertainment or sports world mentions their age and you think, holy shit they look like crap and they are your age or younger? What in God's name happened? time is not treating them well. Maybe it is all smoke and mirrors.… Continue reading I Am Aging Well, I Think?