Plant For A Cure

When there is a breast cancer survivor in your house you become very thankful for whatever is being done to fight the disease.  Kudos to Lowe’s for continuning its Plant For a Cure program in May to increase awareness and raise money for the fight against breast cancer.  Throughout the month, 10 per cent of the…
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Maddens

Because I can be a little short on patience, most of the time I’m glad I don’t play golf.  Then, I remember that golf courses are built on some of the most beautiful real estate in the world.  That’s certainly the case at Madden’s on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota.  The resort has at least three golf courses. …
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Tropical Shirts

What is is about tropical shirts and middle-aged men?  I like Hawaiian shirts, but I thought I was the only one.  They’re comfortable and they remind me of being on vacation and at the beach.  You can’t take yourself too seriously in a tropical shirt.  No one can have too many of them, by the way.  One…
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Radio Personality Bob Dylan

The reviews are in for Bob Dylan’s first radio show–some of them, anway.   Dylan is hosting a radio program on XM satellite radio beginning May 3. The theme of the first show from the man who wrote "Blowin’ in the Wind" is the weather.  So, dj Bob spins "The Wind Cries Mary" by Jimi Hendrix,…
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Gas Pains

It’s hard to whip up much sympathy sometimes for people who live in Beverly Hills, but an interesting story in the Los Angeles Times this morning reports that gas there has topped the four dollar a gallon mark.  In fact, premium fuel is priced at nearly $4.05 a gallon at one full-service station. The story quotes…
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