Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Hello in the box!”

To the person or persons who came up with the concept of YouTube, my sincere appreciation. Anytime I get in the mood to see some comedy routine or performer that enters my mind, all I have to do is plant … Continue reading

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We had joy, we had fun…thanks to Terry Jacks

“We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun, but the wine and the song, like the seasons have all gone…” Springtime, 1974: Everyone my age listened to AM pop radio, mainly WLS in Chicago. As soon … Continue reading

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Goodnight My Love

My iPod has quite a variety of tunes, and it stays on shuffle all day long while I’m at work. Since I listen to it to and from work as well, I could hear anything from ABBA to ZZ Top…from … Continue reading

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“I just go beSERK!”

It has been about a week and a half since my last entry. I don’t know why, but I felt like I needed a bit of a break. As I said to my blogging friend Belle, going to the computer … Continue reading

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Swedish Philosophy 101

All this week, my friend Melodie, bonny Irish lass that she is, has been getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day next week by quoting a series of Irish toasts and proverbs, not to be confused with limericks (there once was … Continue reading

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For all Arthur Bantanides fans

Most nights, I go downstairs to workout…maybe it’s more of an opportunity to unwind. But I get on my elliptical bike and ride for about 35 minutes. Since I’m stationary, there’s not much scenery to take in, so I have … Continue reading

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The soul of Chicago

Defining music is always a difficult task. For instance, what many consider rock and roll music is merely pop music. To me, true rock and roll means Little Richard and Chuck Berry. The definition of soul music can be difficult … Continue reading

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