I would kill for some baseball news. Not, you know, kill a person, but if I'd find something to kill. When I was very young, my dad took me with him when he went hunting. I was too young to fire a rifle, but my brother is 12 years older than me, and he was in the Air Cadets. So he had a rifle. I'll admit it didn't make me want to become a hunter.
When you live in Alberta, you know people who hunt. My father-in-law would go out hunting ducks (which is why my wife won't eat duck to this day, her mom wasn't the greatest of cooks, and it takes a bit of skill to make duck edible). But I've never fired any firearm. I tried archery a few years back, but I shot arrows at targets.
Anyway, I degrees...
We'll do the flip of this question later in the week, but I wanted to ask, "What is the worst Christmas song?" Last week we saw Tom Jackson's Christmas show and heard a few good Christmas songs. I like traditional ones (as long as they don't impose some disco beat on them).
This is still my answer:
There are rules in my life. Don't try to sing in a style you have no feel for. No old white guy should wake up in the morning and think, 'I'm going to rap today.' Or, in this case, sing reggae. Of course, I have kids that would mock me mercilessly if I tried to rap.
Also, one should never try to sing something in an accent that one doesn't actually own. For example, my dad loved old Scottish folk songs, but he grew up 10 miles from the border with Scotland. He also liked Harry Belafonte, but he shouldn't have tried to sing them with Belafonte's accent.
I’ll also admit that I also hate any Christmas song played before December 1st.
Anyway, please give us your choice for the worst Christmas song.