Gen X, media literacy, television, uncomfortable rapping

Uncomfortable Rapping, Part 3: Strictly Commercial 90s

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more… and perhaps (hopefully) for the last time. I’m back with some 90s entries into this walk of shame I call Uncomfortable Rapping, Part 3.  First we hit my senior year in high school for this commercial I happily do not remember. Rappin’ Rockin’ Barbie came out …

M*A*S*H Notes, media literacy, television

Dear Dad

We recently lost a great, unsung talent.  I’m taking a look back at the best performances of William Christopher as Father  Francis Mulcahy in the long-running classic series, M*A*S*H. “Dear Dad,” original airdate December 12, 1972 With few exceptions, I really love the early seasons of my favorite television shows. There is something intriguing and comforting …

canines, pets

Travel Dog’s Travel Tips

I recently had a fabulous time flying with my dog, Buttercup. But in preparing for the trip, I found nothing but horror stories and heartbreaking posts on message boards all over the internet. Not helpful! I needed some friendly advice about how to best prepare for flying with a pet, and couldn’t find much. So, …