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The 60% Solution - Tuesday, April 12th 2011 10:59 AM
The 2011 baseball season has begun. Nine games in, the Phillies are 7-2 and leading the NL East. It's early days yet, but it's a good start and a series win against the Braves...
Backwards Budget - Thursday, March 17th 2011 11:15 AM
Gov. Corbett has been in office approximately two months. For about the first six-weeks, we heard nary a peep from him. Then, he emerged to make his first budget address. And,...
Dad Gave Her an Out; Juliet Should Have Taken It - Sunday, February 20th 2011 12:17 PM
Last night, a friend and I traveled to BUCKNELL to see a production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet put on by THE ACTING COMPANY. The Acting Company is a theatre group...
Unfinished Business - Wednesday, February 2nd 2011 10:34 AM
While I wait for the latest blast of winter to start melting, I'll use the time to finish up some thoughts regarding my previous post regarding Macbeth.As you may recall, I...
Macbeth is Dead! Long Live Macbeth! - Sunday, January 30th 2011 11:40 AM
Despite being one of Shakespeare's shorter plays, Macbeth took a long time to get through. I started about two weeks ago and finally finished this morning. I'm going to blame...
Hah! I Guessed Right! - Saturday, January 8th 2011 9:53 AM
In the previous entry, I tried to get you all excited about the impending selection of the 2010 Word of the Year by the members of the American Dialect Society. In that entry, I...
You can't get rid of me that easily - Wednesday, December 1st 2010 8:41 PM
A co-worker who reads this blog reminded me the other day that it's time for an update. I know, I know, I said. But, there just hasn't been much worth blogging about. Until now....
I'm Glad that's Over - Wednesday, November 3rd 2010 8:49 PM
Whether your candidate(s) won or lost last night, I think we can all at least be happy that this mid-term election cycle is over. The political ads were some of the nastiest I...
On My List - Wednesday, October 27th 2010 7:50 PM
Here we are in late October. Election Day is less than one week away, and I am up to my neck in work-related preparations.But, never mind that now. It's time to get my picks in...
Did Someone Say, "Titanic?" - Saturday, October 9th 2010 3:45 PM
One of the reasons - perhaps the main reason - I don't post very much anymore is because I now spend the majority of my online time on Facebook. It's not like I spend hours and...
The Rainhat's the Thing - Wednesday, September 15th 2010 11:30 AM
So, I took a little road trip this past weekend. Went out to Bloomsburg to see the BLOOMSBURG THEATRE ENSMBLE's production of "Dracula." More on that in a moment.First, a word...
Vacation by the Numbers - Sunday, August 15th 2010 4:06 PM
9 = days off949.6 = miles traveled6 = fill-ups105.51 = dollars spent on gas7 = one way trips on the PA Turnpike28.55 = dollars spent on tolls2 = good friends reconnected with2 =...
Who's Watching? - Sunday, August 1st 2010 7:09 PM
So, here we are again. Fast Eddie, as he's sometimes known, has only about six months left in his term as Pennsylvania's governor. Whoever comes in after him is going to have...
Mummy Wrap Up - Thursday, July 22nd 2010 7:59 PM
This is the way my life works. I wait and wait and then, no sooner do I finally act, then the situation changes.Such is the case with our mummy case in Bradford County. I posted...
Mo' Mummies - Friday, July 16th 2010 10:24 PM
Since I appear to have some blogging energy units today (must be all that coffee I drank this afternoon), here's an update on the MUMMIES IN BRADFORD COUNTY.When last we left,...
Act of God - Friday, July 16th 2010 7:24 PM
I'm not a reporter. But, because I work in television news, sometimes I get to play one.In the course of my career, I've been assigned to cover a few court cases. The biggest...
Mummies! - Sunday, June 20th 2010 12:28 PM
Well, this is a new one. I've spent more than 20 years in the news biz, but it took until now to come up with a story about mummies. Yeah, I said mummies.OK, well, maybe not...
And Justice for All (of Luzerne County) - Friday, May 28th 2010 7:14 AM
After months of work, the INTERBRANCH COMMISSION ON JUVENILE JUSTICE did what commissions do: It issued a sternly-worded report with various and sundry recommendations that may...
Primary Breakdown - Wednesday, May 19th 2010 3:27 PM
Thank goodness that's over! Pennsylvania Primary 2010 certainly turned into a busy one - lots of contested races, lots of candidates, and lots of national attention!Of course,...
Much Ado About Sexting - Friday, April 30th 2010 8:03 PM
The infamous sexting case in Wyoming County ended today not with - if you'll pardon the pun - a bang, but with a whimper.A federal judge issued a permanent injunction that...
So Much for That - Wednesday, April 28th 2010 8:11 PM
Remember my last entry where I bragged slightly about the Philadelphia Phillies' fine start to the season? Well, the gods of irony must have been listening because, fast forward...
Good Start - Thursday, April 15th 2010 7:18 PM
I know it's early, but so far, so good for the Phightin' Phils. At 7-2, the team is off to its best start since 1993, when they went to the World Series. OK, so most of those 7...
No, No, a Thousand Times No! - Thursday, April 8th 2010 8:46 AM
This week, the federal government handed down its latest ruling on Pennsylvania's efforts to turn Interstate 80 into a toll road. To the surprise of pretty much no one - except...
Donovan Flies to DC - Sunday, April 4th 2010 9:36 PM
Talk about an Easter surprise! The Philadelphia Eagles just traded long-time quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins. ESPN has the story HERE. The rumors that...
Hamlet Revisited - Sunday, March 14th 2010 11:18 PM
So, I went to see "Hamlet" at the Alvina Krause Theatre in Bloomsburg. The production was a combined effort by the BLOOMSBURG THEATRE ENSEMBLE and the BU Players from Bloomsburg...