The Ghost of Christmas Past

Gather ’round the fireside, my millennials, and let you hear a tale so strange and distant you will find it hard to believe. It is a Christmas tale even more bizarre than that of a hipster bearded, body challenged, part time, remote office employer and his staff of special needs persons of diminutive stature who…

Santa’s Secret

So many things have changed since 1947 when little Natalie Wood learned first hand about the wonderful Christmas custom known as suspension of disbelief. Six decades later almost anything is believable, it’s a function of viral videos and who gets the most airtime.  For eleven months of the year we are bombarded with newscasts, documentaries and…

Ask Louie About Black Friday

        Hi to all my adoring fans! Yep, it’s moi, Louie, reporting live…I repeat LIVE…on Leah’s Front Porch. Yes, friends, I can safely say that Clark and I have dodged yet another bullet in humanity’s ongoing fascination with holiday feasting. Actually we were never in any real danger. Clark and I have…