Not a day goes by that I do not enjoy seeing Christmas decorations. Whatever your belief is, it has to make you smile. It can be a house, store or city. It makes my day.
The world lost a great man when former South Africa President Nelson Mandela died. President George H.W. Bush said some nice things, but Mandela was on the U.S. terrorist list until 2008.
If you go to a downtown Chicago restaurant for a sandwich it could cost more to park your car for an hour than the meal. Thanks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
I don’t understand what the Presidential Medal of Freedom is for if media mogul Oprah Winfrey deserves to receive one of these.
Some people are hyped about Amazon’s aerial drone that could deliver goods to customers in a half-hour or less. The soonest this can be used commercially is 2015. A lot can change before then.
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman must have got confused and thought he was still coaching in Canada, going for a field goal on second down.
Kudos to Jackie Evancho who sang our national anthem the way it was written at the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers. Book her for the Super Bowl.
Chicago has the highest taxes on cigarettes. Let’s put a gold star next to that. When others hear about how high we are being taxed, no one will want to come here, even to just visit.
About junk mail: I should put “return to sender” on all of these political surveys I get. I get a lot of them daily, and it’s politicians asking for money.
I’ve had trouble sleeping for the past year or so. I found a great remedy. I just watch Katie Couric’s TV show “Katie.” It has helped me sleep just fine.
George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the case involving Trayvon Martin’s death, was arrested again. Do we really care? But why was he able to be mischievous and still walk around with guns?
Regarding pets for Christmas: I think it would be wise to make sure the recipient wants a pet as a Christmas gift. After the holidays, a lot of gifted pets end up in shelters.
Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars.
Stores are meeting demand by opening earlier on Thanksgiving. My kids will work, my wife will shop and I’ll drink some cold ones and watch football.
There are coyotes because we are moving into their homes. I have a chain-link fence yet always check my yard before letting my dog out. If people don’t want wildlife, then stop moving further into the suburbs.