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Randy Travis Sings 'Labor Of Love'
I love most all the Christmas songs, all the way from 'I Saw Mommy Kissin' Santa Clause' to 'Frosty The Snowman', from 'Silent Night' to 'Away In A Manger' to 'O Come All Ye Faithful', and everything in between (OK, I may be a little tired of &a…
Gatlin Brothers Coming To Sioux City March 9
You've sung along with them on the radio for years.
'All The Gold In California'. 'Broken Lady'. 'Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You'. And so many more.
Well, for one night, turn your radio off and head to Anthem at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Sioux …
Holidays Got You Stressed Out? Pet Your Pet!
It's the most wonderful time of the year.
And, for a lot of people, also the most stressful
In addition to the 'regular' stress of job, family and whatever else you might be dealing with, there's rushing here and there, finding not only a gift but the perfect gift...
Could Facebook Cost You Admission To College?
It was all innocent enough. An image of you at a party doing something fun. Maybe enlivening things a bit by being funny. Or is it inappropriate? Maybe something you'd just as soon not have your parents see.
But no problem. Those old fogy parents don't even get onto your digital platform of…
Smartphones Can Be Hazardous To Your (Mental) Health
Remember a time before Smartphones? How about a time before Cell Phones, you know, the kind that weren't all that smart, but by golly you could make a telephone call on?
Well, depending on your age, maybe you do and maybe you don't.
Now of course, everyone has a smartphone...
True Or False: It Can Be Too Cold To Snow
When I was growing up there on that little farm just a mile south of Leota, Minnesota the old farm fella's used to say a lot of things. Some can be mentioned here, others are best left to the silent dust bin of oral history.
One that I heard in the heat and humidity of July and August was '…
It's Christmas 1978 And Every Kid Wants Merlin
Every Christmas you kid wants whatever the latest gadget, gizmo, video game or piece of technology is being advertised as the latest and greatest. If you think this is something new, I have news for you...it isn't.
In 1952 the latest and greatest was putting facial features on a spud that mom ga…
Read The Most Famous Christmas Editorial In History
I read recently where a substitute teacher in New Jersey decided it would be a good idea to tell first graders that Santa Claus wasn't real (and then told them neither was the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy).
It kind of made me wonder why in the world a teacher thought that was a good idea...
100 Years Ago: The Most Unusual Christmas
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We see and hear those types of headlines and advertisements everywhere these days. The term 'Black Friday' has become part of our language. And of course we've moved beyond 'Black Friday'...
Tickle Me Elmo Was The Hottest Toy Of 1996
Elmo has been a star for years and years and years. Living on Sesame Street will do that, make you famous. Especially among the younger set. I mean the really younger set.
But it was 1996 when Elmo zoomed into Superstardom. I mean, our furry little friend became a phenomena...