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I had an interesting Thanksgiving. After watching three NFL games on TV, two college football games and the Creighton men's basketball game at 10 p.m., I sat up just after midnight and remembered: I forgot to take the turkey out of the refrigerator.
The Gene Leahy Mall Holiday of Lights ceremony went well up until the time that three elves drowned in mud.
Of the Holiday Lights Festival, Mayor Stothert said: “There's something for everyone.” There's holiday music, lights. Ice skating...OK, I'm still waiting. Something for everyone...
I called the Butterball Hotline on Thursday morning and somehow enrolled in Obamacare.
Helmet? Check. Knee pads? Check. Forearm pads and mouthpiece? Check. OK, I'm ready to go to the mall.
At Walmarts around the country, fights reportedly were breaking out on Black Friday. The line continues to blur between holiday shopping and a WWE cage match,
The “comet of the century” fizzled on Thanksgiving. Even comets can't have a successful flight over Thanksgiving.
There were something like five 5K runs in the Omaha area on Thanksgiving Day. Well, four 5K runs. The last one was a group of people chasing a turkey.
There were nine pies on the White House Thanksgiving menu. If there was any doubt about Chris Christie running for president before...
There's a winter storm back East. Right now Thanksgiving air travel can mean long delays, passengers sleeping in airports, mass chaos; so it sounds like things are getting back to normal.
President Obama pardoned the White House turkeys. Then, he reiterated the Johnny Rodgers pardon.
I'm sorry, but we are conditioned to eat too much on Thanksgiving. During the Green Bay-Detroit Lions game fans were spotted gnawing on their cheeseheads.
Holiday shopping is underway. Black Friday is basically the American version of the Running of the Bulls.
Thanksgiving is that wonderful time of year when dysfunctional families gather to eat overpriced meat, gain weight they don't need and annoy one another nonstop.
The speakers at the Holland Center speaker series include poet Maya Angelou and Mama from “Duck Dynasty.” I know I often confuse those two.
Archeologists in Israel have uncovered the ruins of an ancient city dating back to 14th Century BC. It looks a lot like downtown Lincoln before the makeover.
I saw an online headline: “Who AOL users Want to be President.” The answer: Herbert Hoover. Just kidding, AOL.
At a gala in London, Taylor Swift sang a duet with Prince William. Apparently next year at the American Music Awards after every single award is given to Swift there are plans to have the Queen walk out and knight her.
Swift, Prince William, Jon Bon Jovi sang a song together. Actually, it was Swift, Bon Jovi, Prince William and Barbara Walters until someone said “Ms. Walters - please. Leave.”
Is it a good idea to expose Taylor Swift to the royal family? The odds are 50/50 she's dating Prince Harry by the end of the week.
At least 15 handwritten letters written by Jackie Kennedy are set to be auctioned off. Attention, young Americans: “handwritten letters” were a means of communication in this country before the invention of the emoticon.