Sailing and stunting: The Little River Band, “Cool Change” (1980)

(Above: The peace of having the water all to yourself.) I was off the grid for the past week. My wife and I made it a habit for many years to take a week, rent a cottage, and extricate ourselves from all media. The first year we tried it, it went well - except for … Continue reading Sailing and stunting: The Little River Band, “Cool Change” (1980)

12+ Blogs of Christmas: Mona Abboud, “The Pretty Little Dolly” (1966)

(Above: Johnny's not sure what he signed up for.) 50 years ago tonight - December 15, 1966 - a classic Christmas moment took place on The Tonight Show. Mona Abboud, an actress who performed children's voices in commercials, got her chance to sit on the panel with Johnny Carson. She performed a song about the … Continue reading 12+ Blogs of Christmas: Mona Abboud, “The Pretty Little Dolly” (1966)