Just had our 6-month checkup with the Ophthalmologist.
“Would it be TMI to say that I am turned on by a man in an apron?
Shooting a new episode as we speak.
My Mom wrote this six years ago, after my Dad discovered their 90-year old neighbor was a war hero who fought at Iwo Jima. The story wound up in the Baltimore Sun. I’m posting it today because soon, all our WWII veterans will be gone, just like the man my mother honored six years ago. But also, because I know with certainty, that somewhere on this Memorial Day, someone over 90 years of age – someone who did something heroic at a time when our country was in dire need of heroes – is sitting alone with their memories. Memories Read More
I can’t help but notice
Lots of love notes like this one, from John Ray…
You’re gonna love the guys at Team Never Quit.
Where exactly are all these jobs you keep talking about?
From time to time, people come to my wall and say things I don’t agree with.
Some sad news, I’m afraid. Trudy Eastman has died. Fans of Dirty Jobs will remember Trudy as the irrepressible plucker of geese, who kept me amused for the better part of a day with a stream of comments that I believed should be memorialized on a line of tee-shirts. Over the years, I have received many shirts with “Trudy-isms” embroidered thereon. Trudy was the real deal – a warm, funny, genuinely remarkable woman. I’m so glad I met her. My sympathies to her family, who were truly blessed to have such a soul among them for such a long time. Read More
The conversation, that is. As for the actual skills gap, it’s wider than ever, but at least people are acknowledging it
Somebody’s Gotta Do It, as some of you know, has found a new home over on TBN. I can’t tell you how glad that makes me. The show is now a hit, thanks in part to a new format, and a new audience that can’t seem to get enough of people who do what they do, simply because it’s gotta be done. I’m especially glad to tell you that this Saturday, the first episode of The Mysterious Unseen Season Four will finally see the light of day, and it’s terrific. The whole episode takes place on The USS John C. Read More
Well, if you told me last year that I would be posting recipes on this page from my mother, I would have said you were crazy.
(PS Moms book is now at the printers.
Letters like this are why Returning the Favor is a different kind of show. Even the “micro-versions” have an impact…