Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Take the time to learn more about the man behind the holiday. Click the link and find out about making it a day ON, not just a day OFF. Read the president’s proclamation, discover more about Dr. King, view webinars, and make the pledge to serve. https://www.nationalservice.gov/mlkday
Sometimes celebrities have nothing to say, but they say it anyway. On the other hand, sometimes a few choice words speak volumes. Click the link below and enjoy some thoughts from Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend, John Lennon. See what Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Jerry Lee Lewis had to say. Joey Ramone, David Bowie, Debbie […]
Black Jacket Symphony
We’ve got the Black Jacket Symphony performing Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” Saturday night at the Baton Rouge Raising Cane’s River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts. I had the opportunity to talk with BJS founder, J. Willoughby, about the upcoming performance. Listen here:
The Louisiana Marathon is coming up the weekend of January 14. It’s much, much more than just a marathon run. There’s something for everyone…runners and non-runners alike. I sat down with Craig Sweeney of the Louisiana Marathon, and he gave me all the details. Click below to listen:
America is going down the toilet.
There may be numerous reasons why I might say America is going down the toilet. Being the lover of the English language that I am, I’m going to focus only on that – language. And you know who I blame? TWITTER. And I blame Twitter, because in just a few short years, they have conditioned […]
7 Health Myths that Should DIE!
This is VERY interesting reading. Here are seven health or science ideas that need to die a quiet death as 2016 comes to an end. What’s impressive about this article are the solid facts presented to back up the writer’s claims. It’s a long read, but hey…you’ve got nothing much to do this week, right? […]
Our National Anthem.
Maybe I should save this for the Fourth of July, rather than Christmas, but I didn’t want this to get away from me. As a rule, I don’t like the Star-Spangled Banner messed with. You know what I’m talking about. The singers who drag the song out, singing it so slowly it sounds like a […]
There was quite a bit of excitement around the ol’ Drake household in Baker last night. Around 8 o’clock or so, the Drakette and I started hearing the sirens of emergency vehicles. They slowly got closer and closer until it seemed like they were right on the next street over. I went outside to investigate, […]
As 2016 comes to a close (and none too soon for my liking), let’s look back and remember the people in the public eye who said farewell. As we do, we also remember those who were near and dear to US, personally. The departed whom we now remember have entered into the peace of life […]