The Nightshift: 31 December 2016

Press Clippings: Good Morning, it’s Saturday, 31 December 2016, New Year’s Eve. It’s the last day of the year and, considering how 2016 went, not without drama (that’s to be expected). The New Year is fast arriving in North America (it’s already arrived in Australia) and today is a great day to reflect on the past […]

The Nightshift: 29 December 2016

Press Clippings: Good Morning. It’s Thursday, 29 December 2016. We’re in the  last days of 2016 and soon a New Year will begin  and soon after that, a new political administration. Plus ca change,  plus c’est la meme chose. Enjoy the last of the old. Get ready for the best of the New. Stay in touch with world events by […]

Sorting The Mail

Paying Attention: Embed from Getty Images   Every Christmas I do a rather large mailing to my close friends. The objects I send are designed to fit in an envelope. They are designed and produced professionally at a not-inconsiderable expense. It’s important that they reach my pals on time because they serve as Christmas Cards […]

The Nightshift: 28 December 2016

Press Clippings: Good Morning. It’s Wednesday, 28 December 2016. We’re in the  last days of 2016 and soon a New Year will begin  and soon after that, a new political administration. Plus ca change,  plus c’est la meme chose. Enjoy the last of the old. Get ready for the best of the New. Stay in touch with world events by clicking […]

The Nightshift: 27 December 2016

Press Clippings: Good Morning. It’s Tuesday, 27 December 2016. The Big Day has come and gone and now the real fun starts: the after-Christmas sales. We’re in the  last week of 2016 and in just days, a New Year will begin (with more adventures, news, good movies, friends, trips, drama, scandals–the usual stuff of life). Enjoy […]

The Bob Hope Christmas Special: 1967

Paying Attention: For decades, Bob Hope took his act on the road to entertain American troops around the world during the Christmas holidays. The result was a series of classic performances that brightened the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans fighting in wars around the world. No one did it better than Bob and […]