Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 15, 2017 Musical Friday Continues

Good thing there are only two Fridays left to program – I’m almost out of ABBA related Christmas songs. Thankfully, we have Agnetha singing Jingle Bells in Swedish. Eat your heart out Katie Perry. Agnetha (ABBA) – Bj√§llerklang (Jingle Bells) … Continue reading

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Some Things To Contemplate Regarding The Birth Of Christ And Our Christmas Legacy

We spend an awful lot of time doing two things at Christmas time in the United States: catering to five year old children, and hawking large luxury items that most of us don’t actually need. What we don’t do is … Continue reading

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December 8, 2017 Christmas Music Video Friday

As you may have guessed last Friday, I rather like ABBA. Since they didn’t do much in the way of Christmas music, I’ve had to settle for Bjorn Again. Today we start with: Bj√∂rn Again – Little Drummer Boy (ABBA) … Continue reading

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Saint Paul, You’ve Covered Yourself In Glory Today. Or, Is That Ice And Rutted Roads.

Here in the city of my birth, I was up early to apply about 50 pounds of salt and sand to the sidewalks around my house. Following, that is, the shoveling of same. You see, last night we got a … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Has A New Perspective

Over the past 17 years (or so…) I’ve had the privilege to be Santa. 2017 is shaping up to be the best year ever in terms of satisfaction in my craft. I’ve done more public work as Santa than ever … Continue reading

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