What A Wonderful Day

Today goes to MLK and our forbearers who worked to end slavery, for women’s suffrage, and to establish civil rights for all. This is a tribute to those living and dead who have worked to fulfill the principles of democracy. The American people came together to elect this man who, as our leader, continues to [...]

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A Word from the Wives is Sufficient

After I spoke to my wife on the phone, I decided to check my blood pressure – 132/70. I called her and told her this. And I said, “You see what happens when you’re nice to me?” And she replied, “Well, continue to make sure that there’s a reason for that.”

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A Shout Out to Santa Claus

A shout out to – Santa Claus who came to visit me between shows, Saturday, in Choctaw, OK. Backstage, Santa Claus, yes the Santa Claus told me, “Bill, you’ve given me many laughs. Hey, hey, hey!” I am now sending a shout out for a non-turbulent Christmas flight to Santa.

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Share with me – what snack do you leave Santa Claus?

Cookies and Milk at every home: A snack for Santa??? Changing to a healthy diet is almost as difficult to do as giving up the smoking addiction. Traditionally people put out cookies and milk for Santa and according to my friend, Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint; those are high calorie, high sugar and high fat foods. [...]

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Cloud of Witnesses

“About Bill Cosby being dead. Stop it! Stop it!” Cloud of Witnesses: Widow of Zarephath’s son – I Kings 17:17-24 Shunamite’s son – II Kings 4:20-37 Man tossed into Elisha’s tomb – II Kings 13:21 Widow of Nain’s son – Luke 7:11-16 Jairus’ 12 year-old daughter – Mark 5:35-43 Lazarus – John 11:1-44 Tabitha (aka [...]

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Jamaica has fastest woman and man in the world

Congratulations Jamaicans!! Your consistency in obtaining seats in that section of Franklin Field at the Penn Relays on the last Friday and Saturday of April, I’m sure, will be known as “Jamaica” by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Congratulations on having the fastest woman and man in the world.

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Congratulations, I know you’ll do your best!

Congratulations to Ashton Eaton. In the 1960′s, during my time at Temple University, I was a track man! I competed in events including javelin, shot put, 100-meter run, broad jump, and others. I love track and field because each person is working toward his or her personal best. I believe there is a sense of camaraderie among track and field athletes, that’s why the person running last is still running hard. As we prepare to enter the 2012 Olympics, I called to chat with Team USA’s Decathlete, Ashton Easton.

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