Searching for Elvis in 2018

Elvis Presley would have turned 83 today. Elvis is gone, but what is ahead for his fans in 2018? A new HBO presentation, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, will air in the spring. This three-hour documentary will span the majority of Elvis’ career, ending with the 1976 Graceland sessions only months before his death. The Searcher…

Goodbye Christmas Vacation, Hello 2018

Happy New Year, folks. 2018 is here, and none too soon as far as I am concerned. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a fresh start. I did, however, enjoy being on vacation since December 21. Christmastime is my favorite part of the year, despite how busy it can be. This year,…

Only Memories Remain through the Ages

“It’s a long, lonely highway when you’re traveling all alone, And it’s a trail full of teardrops that keep on being cried, And you pass through towns too small to even have a name, But you gotta keep on going on that road to nowhere.” –Adapted from “Long Lonely Highway” by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman;…

Elvis VHS tapes

For Elvis VHS Lovers Only

UPDATE: The tapes have been claimed. Stay tuned, though, because you never know what other items I will free from the vault. I am cleaning up my “Fortress of Solitude,” and it is time to part with most of my Elvis VHS collection – particularly since I have no way to play them anymore. If…

Against All Enemies

Yesterday, I was sitting in a spare bedroom upstairs and wrapping birthday presents for my wife. Just me and our dog, Gracie, were home. Being a lefty, I have to admit I am not the best at cutting paper. Even with left-handed scissors, I do a poor job. As I was attempting in vain to…

On with the Blog

I have been away from my little blog for awhile. It is difficult for me to continue at this time because the person who has been reading my writing since I scrawled the first letter of the first word is unwell and might never see this. As I know she would want me to carry…