The 128th Rose Parade will ring in the new year.  The Tournament of Roses parade is a rite of passage for many a family.  I grew up watching the Rose Parade on TV and in person.  My friends and I slept on the rose parade route to get front row seats.   We arrived at the parade route around 4:00 or 5...

In a world of chats, posts, opinions and rhetoric it’s nice to have a trusted advisor who can perform without emotion or fear.   My advisor tells me what I need to hear not what I want to hear.   I get the facts and only the facts.   My trusted source is available 24/7.  What is this magical source...

The Usual Suspects is one of the most creative films ever made.  Kevin Spacey’s character, Verbal, narrates the story for us as he sits in the detective’s office detailing the horrors of Kaiser Soze.  We’re gripped with suspense as we try to figure out who Kaiser Soze is.  The movie is full of plot...

Before school I would park myself in front of our family T.V. with a bowl of Fruit Loops or Honeycomb cereal and feast on a heavy dose of Looney Tunes cartoons.  I needed my fill of Bugs Bunny, Foghorn Leghorn, Daffy Duck and Yosemite Sam for my day to start off on the right foot.

Bugs Bunny is a...

The election is over and Mr. Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America.  Now what?   For the past eighteen months or so America has been polarized by the election.   Investors were absorbed with the political bantering and now will direct their gaze to the next hurdle...

During the holiday season my family and I like to put together a puzzle or two.  It has become a holiday tradition in our humble home.    When my daughter was young the puzzles were simple and easy to manage.  As she grew older the puzzles became more complex with thousands of pieces.  Each puzzle...