Today is my wife Rebecca’s birthday. I’ll dispense with the age. She would never forgive me and truth be known she isn’t going to like the fact that I’m writing anything about her for the whole world to see but that is Rebecca. We got married July 31st, 1999 at what was once St. Francis … Continue reading Rebecca
I have never been one to be afraid to voice my opinion on different matters thus “The Gasbag”. I also know that what I believe or think really doesn’t matter. I’m just one person with an opinion who chooses to put it in a blog form mainly for his sanity and in the midst of … Continue reading Whitney, Where Are You?
As everyone knows today is the first of Febwary. This is that month that I seem to always mispell, kind of like Wednesday. I always have a hard time with that one too for some reason. To me Febuary is the suckiest month of the year. March will give it a run but the fact … Continue reading Oh No, It’s That Month Again
I must have gotten triggered the other morning at 530 as I pulled into QT and saw a black guy, decked out with his Trump flags on his truck, wearing his Trump T-shirt, his MAGA hat. This young thirty something girl didn’t like it and was yelling at him, giving him that international middle finger … Continue reading A House Divided
Well as I look back on 2020 I can only hope as I write this that 2021 will be better. With the events in DC this past week, I have my doubts. Someone has already said that 2021 is only 2020 now legally being able to drink. Let's hope not. We were introduced to knew … Continue reading 2020……Hey, What Chapter of Revelation Are We On Today?
When it comes to Christmas I am truly Ebenezer Scrooge reincarnated. I admit it. I wish I knew the reason but I just cannot get into the Christmas spirit. I never have. Maybe it is my childhood. I can remember a few Christmas mornings as a child when my parents were around that were happy … Continue reading I Can Explain
On this Thanksgiving, look past the negative and consider the words of the late John F. Kennedy: “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” If ever there was a year to feel justified for not being thankful, it would … Continue reading You Too Can Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
Today is Veterans Day, with no apostrophe. You may wonder why Veterans Day does not include an apostrophe but does include an "s" at the end of "veterans" because it is not a day that "belongs" to veterans, it is a day for honoring all veterans. You are never to old to learn something new from a Gasbag such as myself. "Valor is stability, … Continue reading No Apostrophe Needed
Tomorrow is Election Day and I for one will be happy I won’t be seeing another Jaime Harrison, Lindsay Graham lie.....I mean political ad. I’m trying to come up with a humorous quip but the only thing I can think of is the problem with political jokes is that they seem to get elected. I … Continue reading Mr. Smith Goes To Washington and Boy Is He Sorry.
Rebecca and I are hooked on A Chef's Life which comes on ETV. It’s a is a half-hour character-driven documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina, Kinston … Continue reading Can You Smell What The Gasbag Is Cooking