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
Literally and figuratively. I just returned, about an hour ago, from my polling place. You see, I run to my local polling location. Up until two years ago, this was a relatively flat prospect. Then, the local fire department started a building project on the station on Route 26. The polling location moved to Union… Continue reading Exercising My Voting Privilege