A True Story About Telling the Truth: Reflections on the Late Great Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne”

being honest with oneself and life is one of the hardest things to do. life is full of pain, regret and missed opportunities. we are blessed that dan fogelberg had a chance encounter with his high school sweetheart. this encounter was turned into the song “same old lang syne.” pjstar.com the song captures how weContinue reading “A True Story About Telling the Truth: Reflections on the Late Great Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne””

Holiday Miracles and NCIS Rule #39: A Gibbsian Tale

a popular tv series, ncis, has a lead character, leroy jethro gibbs. he developed a series of rules with respect to life and investigating crime. rule # 39, provides that “there is no such thing as a coincidence.” do you believe in miracles? do you believe in coincidences? when coincidences are so many, what shouldContinue reading “Holiday Miracles and NCIS Rule #39: A Gibbsian Tale”

A Christmas Song’s Important Message

the song “santa clause is coming to town” is a staple during the holiday season. the song was written in 1934. the fact that has remained popular for approximately 86 years is in part due to its lyrics. the song has one poignant line about life: “so be good for goodness sake.” the ten commandmentsContinue reading “A Christmas Song’s Important Message”