Archive for August, 2013

Old and bold

There are benefits to getting older, and I’m not talking about senior citizens savings, although there are those, too.

www.splashpensacolabeach.com/news/2013-08-31/Fun_Feed/Smiling_all_the_way_to_geezer_land.html

No Tea Party for Elvis

Where was the Tea Party when Elvis Presley needed it?
Presley paid tax rates of 70 percent or more, and his manager was an illegal immigrant, yet Elvis still left a $50 million estate. And even though Elvis has been dead for decades, his music and memorabilia bring in tons of revenue today.

Here’s a column I wrote about Elvis for today’s contextflorida.com, a new website of political opinion.

contextflorida.com/mark-obrien-elvis-wouldnt-have-joined-the-tea-party/

Boomers, young folks and shag carpet

Baby Boomers shouldn’t sneer at young folks. After all, when we were their age, we were into shag carpeting, among other travesties of style.

Here’s a column I wrote for the August issue of Splash!, an entertainment magazine.

www.splashpensacolabeach.com/news/2013-08-01/Fun_Feed/OPinions_to_live_by.html