It’s time for the King of Pop – Michael Jackson takes the Weekend Concert Series stage. Concert time is this Saturday, 1:00 AM (Eastern US). Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer to many Americans. Oddly, Cincinnati celebrates with a gigantic fireworks display on the river. What started as a 10th birthday celebration of a radio station in 1977, the event continues today. The synchronization to music was the best ever! If you have 25-30 minutes, watch it here. (Save yourself time by starting at 5:45)
We met many interesting and nice people on the recent river cruise. One Australian couple are prolific travellers, so I asked them something to is important to me. “I believe the majority of people in the world are good. Do your experiences support that?” …. Without hesitation, they unquestionably agreed.
As baseball season winds down and my Reds fade into the setting sun, cheers to the arrival of college football.
Readers may recall my love for the Flora-Bama, a legendary bar and musical venue on the Florida side of the Florida-Alabama border. (past post) During our recent travels, this article appeared in many local papers throughout the country.
Regarding my announcement, I never stated that writing was a chore – that came from comments! For my approach to blogging, writing and posting is the easy part of blogging.
Looking for suggestions. Being out-of-the-loop for most of August, have any good movies recently opened in theaters?
I laughed at our cruise director’s explanation of politics: Poli is a Latin prefix for many – Ticks are blood sucking creatures.
During my 2+ weeks in Europe, nothing much seems to have changed in American politics. President Trump continue to be a pathetic person and even worse leader who brings the majority of problems on himself.
Shortly after Joe Biden entered the race last April, I mentioned factors in Biden’s Dilemma – and they continue to unfold.
While cruising, I didn’t encounter (have or hear) one discussion about politics between Americans. However, non-Americans want to talk about American politics with Americans.
Foreign policy and trade policy are like three-dimensional chess – complicated. President Trump’s approach is like playing tic-tac-do with sidewalk chalk.
Still having missed all the Democratic debates, I will miss the one in September because I have a long-scheduled event of watching 2 people fish that night.
To lead you into this week’s satirical headlines, The Onion provides tips for enduring long layovers at airports.
Weekly Headlines from The Onion (combos welcome)
Nation’s nonfiction writers announce plans to keep writing things down that happened
Woman thinks she’s being discreet about fishing stray hair out of bra
What you just said reminds man of thing he’s rather talk about
Centipede tearing ass across floor must be late for something
Hardcore Weezer fan hates everything band has released since forming
Virgin saving himself for kinky couple in need of a third
(My Combo) Kinky virgin saving bra for Weezer
Napa Valley wine and climate change
Future of religion
An impact of mushroom foraging
Avoiding the post-vacation blues
The change in college dorms
(Graphic) 50 toys for 50 years
To send you into the weekend, here’s an oldie from the ‘90s that I’ve recently heard on a commercial for South Carolina. In the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.