The Dixie Who?

A group that got a Grammy may be gloating … but I don’t know who’s playing their music. I haven’t heard a single song of theirs on the air since they made rude and insulting comments about our president and our nation in a foreign country.

Accents

I’ve lived so many places I can fake almost any accent. But it looks, according to this quiz, like my many years in Northern Illinois (5th grade through high school) were determinative. What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Inland North   You may think you speak “Standard English straight out of the…

Houston.

Houston means one thing in the minds of much of the world–NASA. And NASA is an important part of the Houston community. When NASA suffers a tragedy, it isn’t just a headline from far away, it is something that hits this city in multiple ways. Lisa Nowak, subject of much water cooler joking, is a…

Futility?

fu·til·i·ty (fyū-tĭl‘ĭ-tē) n., pl. -ties. The quality of having no useful result; uselessness. Lack of importance or purpose; frivolousness. A futile act. Clint Eastwood says he made his Iwo Jima movies to show the futility of war. He says he wanted to show we are all the same. Perhaps Mr. Eastwood didn’t pay attention to…