President-Elect Barack Obama used the Thanksgiving holiday as the theme for his weekly address. And guess what? He gives a little background history about the origins of the Thanksgiving holiday.
I didn’t plan to write several posts on the theme of family, but themes sometimes take on a life of their own. This morning, I was glued to a Today Show segment produced by Max Paul, who set out on a rescue mission to bring his Aunt Andree back to the United States. Haiti, the […]
Here’s where I stand on Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s the one holiday I can feed my face with the most delicious comfort food, get together with family to share family history, stories, a few laughs, every now and then some drama which over time becomes just another page in the family comedy […]
I had Teaism with my friend Ethelbert yesterday evening. He showed me the cover art for his second memoir The 5th Inning designed by Andy Shallal (release date is in March 2009). There’s an interesting post on the E-Notes Blog/E mag this morning: an interview with Brenda Greene, Ph.D., Professor of English and Executive Director […]
If anything else, Barack Obama’s weekly YouTube addresses sends a message that the President-Elect is on the job – Which is the topic of this week’s address: Jobs. I’m glad they found another set and backdrop. Not quite the Oval Office….not yet. But the “Mad Men” wood paneling in the first video was just a […]