Christmas break! Remember how much fun it was as a kid? Now, as a parent, you have a bit of a different opinion. Sure it's nice to have some extra 'family time' but then it turns ugly when the kids get bored and you're running out of ideas of things to do. All of a sudden you're not sleeping well, you can't escape the kids, you're not showering as much, the house is a mess and your appearance looks like you just walked off the set of THE WALKING DEAD.
I went into Christmas morning excited for the first cup of coffee, excited to walk the dogs, excited to see my wife open her gifts. I was pretty proud of how creative I was and I was excited to see her surprise. Little did I know, I would be the one surprised and then overwhelmed with emotion.
If you need assistance this holiday season - help is available but you need to make sure to apply for assistance soon. Every year I get calls the week of Christmas from people who need help and at that point it's too late to get help. It takes a while to gather all of the donations and distribute them so you need to make sure don't wait.
So years ago, like 2008, Darius Rucker came by KFDI for a visit. He had just released his first country single and I was SUPER excited that he came by. He was here for about an hour that day and I had asked him to sing a Hootie and the Blowfish song - and he did.
I saw this video and couldn't help ponder all the things kids these days will have no concept of. Allow me to slip into my "grouchy old man" (imagine a voice somewhere between Homer Simpson's Dad and Yosemite Sam) to demonstrate my point. WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE: