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Another Favorite Holiday Commercial
Sometimes while watching TV during the "Frog Days of Fall",  the sentiments expressed in a TV commercial may capture the spirit of the holidays. Year's ago in the McShea household, we recorded "A Charlie Brown Christmas", and one of the commercials on our homemade tape featured a…
Happy 22nd Birthday Taylor Swift
The celebrity birthdays just keep on coming during the "Frog Days of Fall". It's hard to believe after all of her hit songs, awards and international fame, Taylor Swift is only 22 years old today! For such a young woman, she seems to have songwriting talents and show business savvy beyond …
Bob Barker – Come On Down And Celebrate
Another celebrity birthday during the "Frog Days of Fall". Today one of the most successful TV game show hosts, Bob Barker is 88 years old. I remember as a kid watching him host "Truth or Consequences", a TV game show that allowed Barker to use his quick wit and comic skills. It …
It’s Green Monday
During these final few "Frog Days of Fall", the Christmas shopping really starts to heat up. Today is "Green Monday", a day many online shoppers recognize as the day to start ordering those gifts to assure delivery by Christmas.
Another Dose Of Comic Relief
During these remaining "Frog Days of Fall", we could all use a little comic relief, especially on a Monday. It's less than two weeks until Christmas, and there's all that remaining shopping, wrapping and everything else, so let's begin the week with a few laughs.
Getting The Perfect Christmas Tree
We always like a real Christmas tree for the holidays. The other day, my wife and I got our McShea family Christmas tree (no, not an adventure like getting the Griswold family Christmas treee), but we did get the perfect Christmas tree. During these later "Frog Days of Fall", for t…
Making Their Christmas Shopping Easier
We all want to know what to get those on our list for Christmas (regardless of whether they've been naughty or nice). In these remaining shopping days during the late "Frog Days of Fall", what are they going to get you?
The Most And Least Satisfying Jobs
During the "Frog Days of Fall", things may get more hectic at work with the holidays on the way - planning time off, shopping, getting the work done...you name it. And some people may wish they had a more satisfying job (with today's economy, most of us are just glad to have a…
Some December Thoughts
Now that it's December 1st, we may think that it's winter, but it's still  the "Frog Days of Fall". And with 24 shopping days left until Christmas, you may be doing some of that right now on your lunch hour during "Greg's Grill". Let'…
Christmas Cards By Mail Or E-Mail?
'Tis the season for Season's Greetings, and that may come in the form of Christmas cards. During the later half of the "Frog Days of Fall", many of you may be sending out those holiday greeting cards, or not. I remember when I was about 4 years old, my grandmother and mother sitting at the…
Happy Birthday Jon Stewart
Another celebrity birthday during the "Frog Days of Fall". Today, Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" celebrates his 49th birthday. Stewart is one of those comedians who has crossed into news and politics, with his satirical and often hilarious TV sho…
Comic Relief On A Monday
After a long holiday weekend, that first day back to work or school can be a rough one. As we begin the last week of November during the "Frog Days of Fall", I thought a little comic relief might be in order.

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