Wow, it is the 22nd of November and I think I have hardly posted since Election Day. I can’t tell you how happy I was for that election cycle to be over. I was sick of the debates, sick of the ads, sick of the entire thing. Now, on to the next cycle – spoken… Continue reading What Have I Been Up to Lately?
Today’s local Gannett paper’s lead story is about bringing your patience along if you are flying this holiday season. Having done the holiday trip six years ago – so post 2001 – and done it out of an airport other than our local one, I have only one thing to say. I concur with the… Continue reading Holiday Flying
“State Fair” that is, the musical by famed duo Rodgers & Hammerstein. The Spartan Theater Company will perform the musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein tonight at 7 pm at Maine-Endwell High School. Additional performances will be Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 3 pm. Want a wonderful weekend treat? Come to see “State Fair!” … Continue reading Come to the Fair
Not exactly but a little known prep school in our backyard is known for the quality and number of running backs it has produced. I remember when Milford Academy was first getting started. No one in the small upstate NY town of New Berlin was sure about the location in their town. Townspeople, if I recall… Continue reading Running Back U?
A recent blog in my local online paper Pressconnects.com asked if you thought you could eat for a dollar a day. While I am pretty sure that is not realistic, even in my area where I think the cost of living is relatively low, I do know that there are certain things that can help… Continue reading Grocery Store on a Budget
I am not a huge fan of Facebook or MySpace but I do have profiles on both. I don’t sit and regularly check them as my teenagers do. I do regularly check my teenagers’ profiles, though. The problem is a lot of teenagers and early 20s kids don’t get that people other than your “friends”… Continue reading Facebook, MySpace and the College Athlete
Should the results start getting to you – either coming in too quickly or not quickly enough, should the night drag on and ESPN2 with the UB Bulls playing Miami of Ohio Red Hawks – yes, billed as the battle of the blue and red – try playing Candy-Date Land. No, it does not have… Continue reading Candy-Date Land
Is this really what news coverage has come to? First, this morning, there was the crabgrass remark by Bob Schieffer. Now, I am watching CNN and they are “beaming” holographic reporters into the studio. This is not what I want in my reporting. I am off to watch college football.
So I bought a hard copy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin on Sunday so I could show my 18 year old son what the actual ballot would look like for his first ever trip to the ballot box – or as we know it, the voting booth. I explained how he would vote on the… Continue reading First Time Voters
Of course, I am going to start my day at about this time yesterday – Monday, November 3. I went grocery shopping yesterday. The schedule around my house has been extremely hectic and I had not been to the grocery store for any serious shopping in quite some time. I was out of sugar, out… Continue reading It’s One of Those Days