It is the Christmas holiday season throughout the world particularly in Washington DC where the political temperatures are always red-hot with anger and with communications between the two major parties, the Republicans and Democrats, always ice-cold.
Where was Willie?
Just like the kiddie game, "Where’s Waldo?," this past Christmas 2013, you’d have to really peer hard at the photographs of the "Royals-R-Us" bunch who gathered at Queen Elizabeth’s digs in Sandringham to find Willie.
Prince William’s Christmas with his Middleton in-laws in Bucklebury was a bit puzzling.
Most of us have been swept up in the momentum of the holiday season. We have passed the Christmas milestone and are approaching New Year’s Day, the third in the trilogy of holidays that we celebrate during this time each year -- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.
Now we know who wears the pants in the Royal Family.
It is customary within the writing profession to come up with a Christmas gift list for everybody we have written about in the sporting community over the past year.
You can tell when the Saints are victorious. There an air of optimism that breathes through all of us.
The days are getting colder 'tho there's plenty of heat arising over Washington D.C. as the "hot" discussions over the country's fiscal cliff debate continues.
Ater a brief trip to NYC to see the 85th Anniversary of the Rockettes' Chrismas Spectacular at Radio City, the Broadway shows "Evita" with Ricky Martin and award-winning "Newsies," the exquisite Holiday decorations and catching up with all friends such as Hoda Kotb, and members of the Today Show, have high Tea with Ashish Verma, GM of the boutique hotel The Lowell; seeing Bianca del Rio performing at the Ritz; and catching up with Tony award winner Sue Vaccaro, I am ready to spend the rest of the year enjoying the Christmas New Orleans Style, a celebration of uniquely New Orleans holiday activities taking place throughout December.
A Toast to New Orleans, darlings..