My Top 10 Christmas Songlist: #10

•December 10, 2008 • 2 Comments

Ringing In The Holiday In Style!

Song Number 10I love this time of Year. Fall is one of my favorite Seasons with the cool weather and great foliage, and Christmas tops it off well. To celebrate the Holiday, DR Corner will be running a series of posts that will ring in the Christmas Holiday. The countdown will feature popular Christmas songs by popular celebrities (some of which are classics), culminating in the grand finale at numero uno on Christmas Day. Each day sit back, turn up the speakers, and enjoy the musical journey. Continue reading ‘My Top 10 Christmas Songlist: #10’

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Thanksgiving Hangover

•November 28, 2008 • 12 Comments

…Oh Man What A What Feeling

Thanksgiving AfterIt’s the day after Thanksgiving, and I have a headache. But, let me start off by sharing how my Thanksgiving went.

After we woke up we did the usual rounds of Holiday phone calls. Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, seeing who was going where, and bringing what (this alone took up a couple of hours).

We were bringing a cranberry and walnut pie, and wow was it good (more on that later). Continue reading ‘Thanksgiving Hangover’

Happy Thanksgiving To All!

•November 26, 2008 • 13 Comments

…May Your Bounties Be Plentiful

Thanksgiving 2008Approximately 387 Years ago the first traditional Thanksgiving took place. Today we will gather with our loved ones to celebrate the many things in life that we are thankful for. For some, it can be surviving the financial mess, having a job, a family, friends. For others, it can be just making it to see another Thanksgiving.

It’s a time to enjoy good food, good people, and good games while being able to give thanks for the ups and downs of the past Year. Continue reading ‘Happy Thanksgiving To All!’

Knicks Make 2 Blockbuster Trades To Clear Cap Room

•November 22, 2008 • 4 Comments

…And Definitively Enter The 2010 Lebron James Sweepstakes

Knicks Make 2 Blockbuster TradesIt was just a couple of weeks ago that Joe Dumars made a surprising blockbuster trade to position his Pistons’ Team for the immensely deep and talented 2010 NBA Free Agency Class (which you can read about here). GM Donnie Walsh knew his window of opportunity to do the same was dwindling. The Knicks were the talk of the NBA on Friday as news swirled around the league of Walsh pulling off not one, but two NBA Trades. What many though would take years, Walsh was able to find trading partners to accomplish just 11 days into the young NBA Season. Continue reading ‘Knicks Make 2 Blockbuster Trades To Clear Cap Room’

Resounding Victory For President Obama

•November 5, 2008 • 10 Comments

Barack Obama And Joe Biden With Their WivesThe World was tuned in. History was made last night as Barrack Obama triumphantly won the 2008 Presidential Election by a nearly 200 Electoral margin (349-163), to become the first African American President in United States history. He was able to accomplish the feat by winning on multiple fronts.

Early into the night, things didn’t look as good as they should have for Obama. Continue reading ‘Resounding Victory For President Obama’

Allen Iverson Traded To The Detroit Pistons

•November 3, 2008 • 1 Comment

Blockbuster Trade Kicks Of Early NBA Season

Joe Dumars promised big changes ahead for the Motor-City, and boy did he deliver. With the first week of the new NBA Season just completed, the Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets have agreed to a trade that involves All-Star guards Allen Iverson and Chauncey Billups. The Nuggets will also be getting Antonio McDyess in the deal, and Cheikh Samb (for salary matching purposes). This is McDyess’ 3rd stint with the team that he began his career with, and Billups’ 2nd.

Beyond the impact on the court this trade will have for both teams, it also Continue reading ‘Allen Iverson Traded To The Detroit Pistons’

Crunch Time: 2008 Presidential Election

•November 1, 2008 • 4 Comments

With the Presidential Election just a few days away, so I’ll leave this post stickied on the Blog for the next few days. This way you can choose to weigh-in on what you think of either candidate and their running-mate as well as who you’ll vote for (please don’t mention that part in your post, just vote in the Poll who you would vote for). Whether you’re in the Obama/Biden camp, or McCain/Palin camp, you’ll know your vote will have an impact in a very crucial Presidential Election. Continue reading ‘Crunch Time: 2008 Presidential Election’