Different holidays still important for us all

The holiday season has usually been a time for family, although the numbers of relatives that gather have dwindled over the years.  That’s despite more and more family members. Kind of an oxymoron, in a way.

Since families are so spread out nowadays, it’s more difficult to gather in one place. Case in point for my family was a summer reunion this year. Continue reading “Different holidays still important for us all”

We don’t need stuff like Talib’s eye gouging, Miller’s choking

I don’t think I’ve ever been as upset and angry at a Denver Bronco in my life.

If you’re a fan, you know what I’m talking about. Toward the end of a close game on Sunday (Nov. 8), with the outcome somewhat in doubt, cornerback Aqib Talib apparently became confused about what sport he was playing and very deliberately poked an Indianapolis Colt player, TE Dwayne Allen, in the eye. As is usual in this day and age, it was caught on tape and replayed immediately after Talib was flagged for a personal foul that gave the Colts another shot at clinching the game.

I couldn’t believe what I saw. Continue reading “We don’t need stuff like Talib’s eye gouging, Miller’s choking”