It's been a few years, actually 1990, since a Pekingese won the "Best in Show" prize at the annual Westminster Kennel Club show in New York City. This year was a winning year for a Pekingese named "Malachy".
On Monday the National Medal of Arts was presented to eight people along with nine others receiving National Humanities Medals during a recent ceremony at the White House. One of the National Medal of Arts was presented to country legend Mel Tillis.
This year marks the 60th time the Lubbock Lions Club has sponsored the Pancake Festival. This is a must-do event in Lubbock with all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee and lots of talent entertaining the diners throughout the day.
The public's invited to a special ribbon-cutting by city officials set for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at 34th and Flint, with goodie bags being passed out.There's renovation to begin soon on 34th street which take about two years to complete. To kick it all off free bus rides will be offered!
Funny guy Ray Romano and his wife have recently been through some un-funny stuff. His wife, Anna, was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was successfully kept from media attention to protect their privacy.
A couple in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania keep squirrel traps in their yard to keep the critters out of the bird feeders. And Percy and Connie Emert have caught their share of squirrels. In fact one of the creatures was purple! And I don't mean just slightly purple, but REALLY purple.
It's been all over the news how two of the judges, and the emcee got fired from "The X Factor". First reports showed Nicole Scherzinhger was the first to go along with host Steve Jones. Then news that judge Paula Abdul was let go as well. Simon Cowell, the show's creator says the firings came after a top secret meeting to determine what went wrong and what was done right.
I consider myself a fortunate daughter. One of the fondest memories I have is Daddy teaching me to dance--to waltz around the living room, before Mama cut in. What fun our family had! That was back when Frank Sinatra danced with his little girl Nancy. Today little girls can still have that sweet experience at the annual event at the YWCA this weekend.
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