Monday, November 24, 2008

NPR Joins StoryCorps in Celebrating the National Day of Listening - November 28

This announcement comes in from StoryCorps.

As part of an effort to celebrate StoryCorps' National Day of Listening, several NPRprograms will feature hosts and correspondents interviewing their own familymembers, friends, and familiar faces. Starting November 22 until Thanksgiving Day,tune into NPR and get inspired to record your own Do-It-Yourself interview thisThanksgiving!

Visit to learn how to participate.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008


I haven't posted anything on this blog for quite some time - just so very busy that I haven't had time.

Today's posting is a simple one: VOTE!

I cast my ballot this morning.

My grandfather, John Figlar, who was born in Austria-Hungary, became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1938. He took the privilege of being able to vote very seriously. He used to tell his children, "You fellas (regardless of whether they were male or female) need to vote."

So, today, I quote "pap-pap" - "You fellas, go vote!"