My son and I are watching the Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles football game, and admittedly we were not too optimistic going in. Yet somehow the Eagles managed to score a touchdown at the end of the first half, and they are only losing by a score of 14-6. And the best part of an … Continue reading Music Monday: the Best National Football League Fight Song
I'll get right to the video, and add my thoughts below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UNuqYFP-pM Besides all these great songs, the thing that impressed me the most was this guy's ability to play all these songs off the top off his head. I don't know much about playing the guitar (I tried to teach myself a few years … Continue reading Music Monday: The Top 20 Acoustic Guitar Intros of All Time
Today was our 37th wedding anniversary, and I knew it was going to be tough to top what I wrote last year, 36 F***ing Great Years, so I'm not even going to try. It was a pretty typical day; we both taught, got some takeout for dinner, and watched World News Tonight and the season premiere … Continue reading A Peaceful, Easy Anniversary
The City of Brotherly Love is on a roll right now. First there was the announcement that Pope Francis would be visiting the city this September. It's the first visit papal visit to the U.S. since 2008, and he couldn't have chosen a better city. Hotels within a10-mile radius to the city have been sold out … Continue reading Philly for the Win!