What a Wonderful World

An absolutely wonderful rendition of the song “What a wonderful world”.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/auSo1MyWf8g   Link: (https://youtu.be/auSo1MyWf8g)  

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For What Its Worth

Below is the timeless protest song from the 60's "For What Its Worth" by Buffalo Springfield.  The song is listed as one of the top ten protest songs of all time in a survey done by Rolling Stone. The lyrics are just as relevant today as they were in 1967. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp5JCrSXkJY The story behind the song: … Continue reading For What Its Worth

Sweet Revenge

Imagine walking in the grocery store and in front of you are two people. One of them has observable love handles, has a gut that comes over the belt, and appears to be obese.The person next to them is thin and appears to be of a healthy weight. Which one is healthy and which one isn't? … Continue reading Sweet Revenge

Supermoon

Tonight is the second, of three, supermoons that are occurring this year.  Below is a video by NASA that discusses the supermoon: https://youtu.be/sWAN0FwfD5M The supermoon on November 14th will be an extra supermoon; and the closest supermoon in the 21st century.  The next extra supermoon won't be until November 25, 2034. Links: Novembers Spectacular Supermoon: (http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/novembers-spectacular-supermoon) … Continue reading Supermoon

Electoral Voted Presidents

Here is a Ted-Ed talk on how the Electoral College works: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9H3gvnN468) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9H3gvnN468 Question: How many presidents were elected without winning the popular vote?  And which ones were they? Answer: Five presidents took office without winning the popular vote. In other words they won the electoral college vote; not the popular vote. They were: John Quincy Adams … Continue reading Electoral Voted Presidents

Election Day

Tomorrow it will finally be election day.  This election has been irksome to many people and I for one will relish when it is over.  Here is another Saturday Night Live skit from Nov 6 about this election: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxH6bKNPBIA From Save The Day a humorous video showing what it would be like to have our current … Continue reading Election Day

The Al Smith Dinner

The day after the third presidential debate both candidates were at the Al Smith Dinner.  It is an annual charity dinner held to raise funds for Catholic charities and is named after Alfred E. Smith.  Since 1960 the almost all of the two main presidential candidates have attended to poke fun at themselves and their … Continue reading The Al Smith Dinner