Haven’t Ever Won? Keep the Faith!

    “I’ve never won anything in my life!” cried Donna Botha of Lawton, Oklahoma, when the Prize Patrol surprised her last week with roses, balloons and a Big Check – for $10,000.00 “— except for these two beautiful kids” she quickly added as daughter Angel and son Joe watched the totally unexpected presentation. But […]

“… And the winner is …”

Award season for 2015’s movies is upon us, and the anticipation is building.  Who will be named the best performers of the year?  In leading roles?  In supporting roles?  What movie will be “the best”?   Etc., etc., etc. Here at Publishers Clearing House we can’t help but think back over the previous year, remembering the […]

“Downsize? I want to Upsize!!!”

These days there are loads of articles in magazines and newspapers about “downsizing,” the process in which folks approaching retirement or “senior citizenship” move to smaller quarters and get rid of lots of stuff they have accumulated over the years. Well, that’s fine for some people.  But many others might say … “Downsize?  The heck […]

PCH Donates $150,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

The 2015 PCH Giveback has officially ended, and it was a huge success.  With the help of all of you, we were able to make a donation of $150,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Founded in 1962 by TV legend Danny Thomas, St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and […]

“The Wonderful Aroma of a NEW Car”

I guess we’ve all experienced at one time or another the smell of a new car.  What a special fragrance that is!  How would you describe it?   Tantalizing?  Delicious?  Exciting?  Awesome?  Alluring?  Bakery or factory fresh?  Whatever adjective you use, most would agree “How nice it is!” The sad thing is that most of us […]

The Biggest Obstacle to Winning?

I have not yet seen “Spectre,” the latest James Bond film in a string of twenty-four 007 flicks dating back to 1962.  But when I do I’m sure to see Bond overcome all kinds of obstacles on his quest to eliminate villains like Rosa Klebb, Dr. No, Goldfinger and assorted SMERSH meanies. I’ve often thought […]