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how to survive the holidays

For many Americans, myself included, the last two months of the year are a happy time of reckless drinking and excessive binge-eating.  It all begins like clockwork at approximately exactly 9:37 p.m. 381 more words

Only 57 days until the new year!

New Year’s has always been my favorite holiday.  My mother’s religion didn’t allow for Christmas or birthday celebrations, but Daddy always found a way around those things.   445 more words

Random Musings

Trending Today: Lady Antebellum New Years Eve, Sam Hunt Coming To Town, Luke Bryan Milestone

** Lady Antebellum is trending today as we learn they’ll perform alongside Taylor Swift and Gavin DeGraw on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015! 104 more words


Halloween Friday Jam

I still don’t like Halloween, but I still can’t let the day pass without sharing this jam, all the more salient in this space today as the holiday falls on a Friday. 77 more words


A Halloween Tradition Since 1962: Bobby "Boris" Pickett Performs The Monster Mash

Bobby is gone now, but his mugging for the camera shows a talent for comedy. This video shows Bobby performing on American Bandstand in 1964. A nice job of lip syncing too.

Three Ancient Rituals (2006)

1. Egyptian Temple Blessings.

2. Indian Rain Dance.

3. Dick Clark rocking in the New Year.


Originated in 1972-

Except for one, he pushed them all through.


Paul Revere & the Raiders - "Kicks"

When I heard that Paul Revere of Paul Revere & the Raiders died a couple of weeks ago at the age of 76, I instantly recalled a TV show they were a part of back in the ’60s. 243 more words