I remember the Be More Dog ads -- and when I was doing a little blog clean up today, I noticed another one.
On a Monday, I needed encouragement like this.
I had to update my iTunes programs the other day, and while I was waiting for the downloads and installs to complete, I happened to notice there was a new CD with music by Billy Ocean. And among those songs was the one I always think about when someone mentions his name.
"Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car"
And cue the "way back" music. I started laughing and remembered the song he released in 1988 which I thought was one of the most clever pop songs I had heard. Even after almost 30 years it still is a toe-tapper - and just plain fun. Check out the fashions of the day!!
I'm calling it the Panera "muffin" because it's not a large store unlike the one I visit almost every Sunday, which I have affectionately named "The First Church of Panera" (FCP).
Let's just say... um... I was underwhelmed.
Yeah, Bill - you must think you're living in HappyLand...
It's been a constant battle to try and keep things peaceful on Carlton Drive. But the battle seems to be starting once again...
OK. I know it's not funny, but with all the pouters and snowflakes saying they have been traumatized by the election of Mr. Trump, Henry Lewis just seems to put it all into perspective.
I'm not good with cards. People I knew when I was growing up had all sorts of card games they would play and it would fascinate me with all the rules they would know and all the games they could play with a deck (or two) of cards.
Personally, we had a few card games like Old Maid and Go Fish, but we didn't play many card games with our parents. I remember watching Mom play solitaire a couple of times, and she played the old Memory game with us a few times, but that was about it.
So when someone is showing a card trick, I just have to watch. Here's one from Willie Nelson that is just perfect...