Charles Osgood

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LC: …You are now widely considered among one of the legends, certainly were to me growing up.

Charles: That has its advantages and disadvantages. There’s no joy in winding this up. But there has been a lot of joy in it. There has been a lot of happy memories associated with it.  And they all have to do with the people you work with. And also has to do with the people who are watching, because you really feel it’s all for them.

LC: Do you feel satisfied with this long career?

Charles: No. (laughing). Well, it’s just one of those things that if you enjoy something, you want to keep doing it, and you don’t want it to ever end, ever.  Most people find it hard to imagine that you regard this as work. It’s not really work, it is really a joy.

Charles Osgood, 83, retires from CBS Sunday Morning after 22 years.

And here’s Charles Osgood singing on his 80th birthday


Sunday Morning: Love the Gray Toulouse…

Must-see TV.  A retired salesman from Los Angeles shares a special bond with a Gray Toulouse goose named Maria.  Thank you Another Day in Paradise for the share.  Wonderful clip for a Sunday morning.


Source: Thank you Another Day in Paradise

Be grateful for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice…

The video clip below is a short three minute excerpt featuring Steven Cornford. Cornford, 18 years old when he served in Iraq, was awarded a Silver Star for Valor. He and other vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are returning to Iraq as part of Operation Proper Exit.  This is a moving clip.  He is still so very young.

What the short clip above does not include is Cornford’s closing remarks (which can be found near the end of the full video at “Operation Proper Exit: A return to the war zone“). It was a poignant reminder of the meaning of Memorial Day.  Here’s the excerpts: [Read more…]

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