The Y2K Scare

December 31, 2019 Herb 3
Twenty years ago, the scary, fearsome, and dreaded Y2K bug was going to destroy life on the planet as we know it. Chaos and rioting in the streets were going to wreak havoc. What that was all about was when computers started Continue Reading[...]

Still Sick

December 29, 2019 Herb 2
I enjoy a lot of the old-time radio shows and have a membership on Vintage Radio Shows. Here is an Old Time Radio classic. Abbott and Costello with Peter Lorre. Costello gets a cold and winds up at Peter Lorre’s Sanatorium. Peter Continue Reading[...]


December 28, 2019 Herb 1
Our entire household has been smitten with the Influenza B virus. from the 3 month old to the 89 year old and everyone in between. I am feeling puny and not even punny. So, my posts will be puny as well. I’ll Continue Reading[...]

Rudolph's Wish

December 27, 2019 Herb 2
Christmas was over. Santa and his reindeer finally had a chance to rest. And they deserved it. They had done a good job. Rudolph had a chance to do something he had wanted to do for a long time. He made an Continue Reading[...]

It Was A Good Day

December 26, 2019 Herb 3
It was a good day for me, yesterday. Full of friends and family And fun. The first thing in the morning…well, let me back up and tell you that I am a big Coca-Cola fan and a collector of Coca-Cola related paraphernalia…The Continue Reading[...]

Merry Xmas!

December 25, 2019 Herb 2
Wait! Wait! Back! Put the torches down! Ouch! Watch out with those pitch forks! They’re pointy! Stop! Let me explain! Okay. So. (phew!) Here’s the deal. The X in Xmas has been there since the year 1021 AD. Actually, before that, but Continue Reading[...]

In A Few Hours

December 24, 2019 Herb 2
You’ll get a more substantial entry, but right now I’m pretty busy. Merry Christmas!

More Favorite Things

December 23, 2019 Herb 1
This piece was often sent around in e-mails with a note saying that Julie Andrews sang it on her 69th birthday at an AARP function. That is not true. Unfortunately, in 1997, she had a surgery to remove a non-cancerous polyp from Continue Reading[...]

Church Bulletins

December 22, 2019 Herb 1
From the archives, the note attached said these were real bloopers that appeared in Summer, 2007, from various sources. Since at least one of my readers, and possibly more, does this kind of work, perhaps a word to the wise is sufficient. Continue Reading[...]

I Received A Shout-Out

December 21, 2019 Herb 1
It was really nice to read on the Brothers Campfire blog that he has received so many hits and in today’s entry he says that I am an excellent storyteller and mentor. Well, when you get a shout out like that it Continue Reading[...]

Some of the Laws of Life

December 20, 2019 Herb 2
I have this sign in my workroom showing some of the more famous laws of life and I have found some more. There are a couple that overlap, but probably bear repeating anyway. Maybe you haven’t felt the effects of all of Continue Reading[...]