For the past couple of month, articles have been popping up all over the place talking about the upcoming fourth season of the “award winning” television show, Mad Men. The show has won numerous awards for its “historical authenticity” and “visual style,” including four Golden Globes and nine Emmys.
Last week I (Georgette) asked Harry if I could use the Adoration Letter to say “Thank You” to everyone for their prayers and support, and to share some of what I went through prior to my heart surgery. He told me that he thought it would be a good idea, and encouraged me to write this week’s article.
I have a rule that my teenage daughters are not allowed to download any songs from the Internet to play on their iPods until I’ve given my approval. Do you know what I call the wires that come out of an iPod and connect onto the small earphones that go into a teenager’s ears? Pipelines. Here’s what travels through those pipelines: (1) sewage that is pumped directly into our children’s brains (and imaginations) that will eventually corrupt the way they think and behave; or (2) meaningful music that can help our children to ponder and appreciate some of the beautiful things in life.
I’ve been paying some attention to what’s been going on in the Rod Blagojevich trial in Chicago. There really haven’t been any big surprises, except for the testimony from a government analyst who provided detailed evidence of the clothing purchases of Blagojevich and his wife during the time he was the governor of Illinois.
Last Monday morning while I was driving to the office, I turned on the radio to listen to the morning news. The big story of the day was the death of Robert Byrd, the record holder for longevity in the United States Senate. Byrd died at the age of 92, and was a senator for the state of West Virginia for 51 years.