Tagged: Cumbayah

Who Would buy a license plate for $14,300,000…

Who Would buy a license plate for $14,300,000…

You know we are sending too much oil money to the Middle East when someone earlier this year bought a license plate for over $14.3 million dollars. It’s true. And the plate was not...

The Early Bird and … the worm

The Early Bird and … the worm

We all know the saying about the early bird getting the worm. Your parents probably stressedthe virtue of being early. But can you be too early? There are those last minute specials on airfares...

Sagging Pants and other impractical Clothing ideas

Sagging Pants and other impractical Clothing ideas

Sagging pants are all the rage and I can barely conceal my amusement when I see young men holding up their pants with one hand and fumbling to carry something in the other. many...

An idea whose time has come back?

An idea whose time has come back?

I read recently about some farmers who had ditched their tractors for mules due to the soaring price of gasoline. With economists predicting no end in sight for rising prices, we may be seeing...

The Panama Connection

The Panama Connection

The last time I heard the phrase from Wacky kill Phillup, I wasn’t in Jamaica or even around Jamaicans–I was in Panama. Many Jamaicans and other Caribbeanites went to Panama to work in the...

The Power of One

The Power of One

We are all familiar with the saying “the power of one.” Upon hearing these words, we naturally, immediately think of examples of one person making a huge difference as did Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi...

Loving Day

Loving Day

In 1958, Richard Loving, a white man and Mildred, his black wife were arrested in Virginia and convicted of violating the state’s laws against interracial marriage. They had been married in the District of...

War and High Prices

War and High Prices

It should be no surprise that after five years of war in Iraq the US is experiencing skyrocketing prices on just about everything. Inflation follows war as sure as night follows day. This has...