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Rooftop Driver - Thursday, May 1st 2008 1:06 AM
You just can't make this stuff up.  On Wednesday, I spotted this little gem on the AP wire: Man who walked naked along Pa. highway chargedEds:...
Look Who's Hot! - Saturday, April 26th 2008 10:07 PM
The Phightins have quietly gotten hot.  Including tonight's victory over the Pirates, the PHILLIES have won 6 of their last 7, and 7 of their last 10. ...
Chillin' with Jim - Saturday, April 26th 2008 12:17 AM
The View from Across the Pond - Wednesday, April 23rd 2008 10:28 PM
Here's how last night's win by Hillary in PA played in the UK (HERE'S the link to the article in The Independent): Women and white workers prove saviours for Clinton By...
Post-election Hangover - Wednesday, April 23rd 2008 2:52 PM
If you'd like to see the results from yesterday's Pennsylvania primary, you can do so HERE.  The folks at the PA Dept. of State are ever so helpful and the site has some...
Just a Few More Hours ... - Monday, April 21st 2008 9:19 PM
and then it will all be over.  I spent the day at work doing my best to finalize arrangements for our primary election coverage.  Of course, in keeping...
A Matter of Time - Friday, April 18th 2008 8:48 PM
The poor timing I whined about in the PREVIOUS ENTRY has continued.  After I got up this morning, I decided to check for updates on my computer.  There was...
Missed It By That Much - Tuesday, April 15th 2008 11:32 PM
My timing has been a little off lately.  For example, I spent much of the early afternoon making election-related phone calls to candidates and the like.  Of course,...
Author! Author! - Friday, April 11th 2008 10:55 AM
So, I've been reading a lot lately, taking advantage of the TV writers' strike to catch up on some writing by Martha Grimes.  Then, I'll move on to some Joan Hess, I...
Sign of Spring - Friday, April 11th 2008 10:46 AM
I took this picture yesterday, in the early afternoon.  The day before, I saw a squirrel (maybe the same one??) and a cardinal!  All we need now are some...
The Truth - Wednesday, April 9th 2008 11:02 AM
The truth is that it's been a pretty slow week so far.  The weather's been decent, the presidential candidates have stayed away, and I'm back on the night desk for a while...
Next Time, Call AAA - Friday, April 4th 2008 9:49 PM
Woman locks herself in car trunk var isoPubDate = 'April 04, 2008' April 04, 2008 3:38 PM NEWINGTON, N.H. — After 22 years as a police officer, Newington Master...
April Showers - Friday, April 4th 2008 8:09 PM
Can we talk about how crappy this weather is?  It's rainy and damp and chilly.  I'm worried that this is going to be another one of those years where spring doesn't...
Happy Endings - Wednesday, April 2nd 2008 7:55 AM
That's what you get in Shakespeare's "TWELFTH NIGHT."  Of course, it's a comedy, so would you expect anything less? I wasn't sure what to expect last night when...
135 - Monday, March 31st 2008 10:32 PM
Let's say that you are a baseball pitcher.  And, let's say that your name is Tom Gordon.  Now, let's say that it's the first game of the season, and you are brought...
Listening Post - Monday, March 31st 2008 7:26 PM
Tomorrow night I plan to make the trek to LCCC to see some Shakespeare.  A touring company is doing "Twelfth Night."  That's the one that starts with the famous...
Bonus Track - Saturday, March 29th 2008 4:25 PM
After Bowling for Kids' Sake this afternoon (I rolled a 161 - not as good as last year, but still respectable), I rolled on over to Barnes and Noble.  They're having...
Job Description - Saturday, March 29th 2008 12:30 AM
Just where in the job description for Foreign Minister of Finland does it say "send text messages to stripper?"  I can't wait for the follow-up story next week! From...
Slow Week - Friday, March 28th 2008 12:44 PM
The past few days have been rather uneventful.  Nary a presidential candidate in sight (though Bill will reportedly be at tomorrow's St. Patrick's parade in Girardville)...
Frontline - Tuesday, March 25th 2008 12:31 PM
If you're not watching BUSH'S WAR on PBS's Frontline, well, you should be.  It's a two-part documentary about the run up to the war in Iraq and the way the administration...
A Classic (Part Four) - Sunday, March 23rd 2008 10:05 AM
As mentioned in the previous entry, Mussorgsky composed Pictures at an Exhibition after viewing a series of works by his late friend, the architect and painter Viktor...
A Classic (Parts Two and Three) - Sunday, March 23rd 2008 9:42 AM
I've changed my mind about stretching this out over several weeks.  I think it will be better to group the entries together. But first, before we continue, a little...
A Classic (Part One) - Saturday, March 22nd 2008 12:12 AM
When I started college some (ahem) 23 years ago, I wanted very badly to be a DJ at the campus radio station.  Usually, you had to wait until you were at least a...
He's Here! - Friday, March 21st 2008 11:50 PM
Barack Obama has arrived in NEPA!  At least on television.  His ads began airing today.  So far, I haven't seen any commercials for Hillary, but then, she's been...
Nine Minutes of Nothing - Tuesday, March 18th 2008 10:44 AM
That's about what yesterday's appearance by Barack Obama amounted to.  He spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Society of Irish Women dinner in Scranton.  His speech...