The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
....Lucille Greene takes baking and mailing about 30 fruitcakes as Christmas gifts seriously. Seriously enough that the 88-year-old grandmother sued the U.S. Postal Service for emotional distress after accusations of being a terrorist from a postal clerk......
With the smart mouth I have, I'd probably have said the same thing. Besides, fruitcakes contain unknown substances and can cause distress. Granny, while a nice lady doing a very nice thing, can't blame a less than professional counter clerk for her chipped tooth. He didn't push her. What if she'd run out and shot someone in her anger? Would that, too, be his fault?
As someone who mails boxes overseas on a weekly basis, this postal worker was out of line. He was to ask "Is there anything liquid, flammable, perishable, or potentially hazardous?" ...There is nothing in the postal regulations that tells them to ask about explosives!
If he had asked the question properly, fruitcake might have qualified as "potentially hazardous" and in the case of the ones I make...flammable...but never perishable.