Happy birthday to you who aren’t named Jesus

To all of you who aren’t named Jesus, but either share his chosen birthday or the day before or after December 25, happy birthday! I just wanted to honor you and acknowledge that you, too, a great person who hopefully is, or will be, contributing great things to the world, was born today. Say you are super …

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Day 21: A song with just the right amount of raunchy

Hmm, I'm sure my love of word play makes my version of "just the right amount" skewed. The innuendos in this song are about as subtle as a 2x4 heading you in the head, but like the song "Hey Ya" the music is so upbeat, you might never notice. With lyrics included, here's Katy Perry's "Birthday." …

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This day in history: a birth and a death

November 22 is a significant day in my family. My grandfather and my brother were both born on that day. President John F. Kennedy also died that same date. Even though it was before my brother was born and well after my grandfather had died, it must feel strange for a nation of people to mourn …

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