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Down the Stretch They Come - Sunday, September 14th 2008 10:40 PM
Dammit.  Just when I had given up any hope of the Phillies making the playoffs, they go and sweep the Brewers.  Now they're tied for the lead in the Wild Card Race and...
Who's the Best Mom? Not Her! Not Her! - Saturday, September 13th 2008 12:15 AM
All things considered, it was a rather slow week for news.  But, there was this, courtesy of the Associated Press:  BC-ODD--Cheerleading Mom,0212Mom allegedly used...
Now It's Gonna Get Nasty - Friday, September 12th 2008 12:44 PM
It started with a cryptic email from the governor's office around 2:15 yesterday afternoon.  At 3PM, it said, Gov. Rendell would have an important announcement to...
No Questions, Please - Wednesday, September 10th 2008 11:27 AM
Yesterday, a new credit card arrived in the mail.  I knew immediately what that meant.  It meant that I would have to call the credit card company to "activate" the...
Catching Up - Saturday, September 6th 2008 12:42 AM
Forgive me, readers, for I have sinned.  It has been one week since my last post. So, what have I been up to?  Well, there's work, of course.  It's been an...
Jumping Through Hoops - Saturday, August 30th 2008 1:17 PM
This coming Tuesday, I go back to school.  I have enrolled at the local community college as a part-time student.  I will take one class, two days a week. ...
For Pete's Sake! - Tuesday, August 26th 2008 12:03 AM
The following is an approximate recollection of a phone call I received at work this evening. Me:  Hello.  (name of station here)Caller:  I'm calling from (name...
Two Down, Eight to Go - Tuesday, August 26th 2008 12:00 AM
At what point does this guy either find another job or flat out retire??? Wash. rodeo coordinator loses 2nd finger on jobEds: APNewsNow.     ...
We Air Commercials, You Decide - Saturday, August 23rd 2008 12:17 AM
The following is a close approximation of a phone call I received from a viewer Friday evening: Me:  Hello, (name of station here).Caller (in a rather loud voice): ...
Top of the Pops - Friday, August 22nd 2008 8:51 AM
Now I know why I love this song.  According to CASH BOX, it was #1 on the day I was born.  The classics never get old, do they?  Straight from the summer of...
An Observation - Wednesday, August 20th 2008 11:44 AM
I went for a little walk/run this morning along the levee.  I started out heading toward the Kingston Rec Center, but the stench coming from the river was too...
I Need a Drink! - Saturday, August 16th 2008 1:50 AM
The work week is finally over!  Thank God!  We had breaking news just about every night, several other big stories in the mix, and the start of the Little League World...
Phillies Redux - Thursday, August 14th 2008 9:27 AM
We want another one just like the other one - NOT! Last night's game vs. the Dodgers was eerily similar to the one on TUESDAY night:  Chad Durbin blew the save in the 8th,...
Get It Together - Wednesday, August 13th 2008 9:31 AM
The Phillies are in first place in the NL East.  Yeah!  But, how they got there is a mystery and how much longer they'll stay there is in serious doubt right now....
Back to Work - Monday, August 11th 2008 12:31 PM
You knew I had to do it eventually ...
I Wish I Had a Porch - Friday, August 8th 2008 7:21 PM
It rained this afternoon.  Twice.  There was thunder and big raindrops poured down, and the sky turned that deep, dark shade of cobalt blue.  If my house had...
Musical Interlude - Thursday, August 7th 2008 6:11 PM
I woke up this mornng and thought about this song.  I don't know why.  It wasn't particularly breezy ... Another one, not quite as old, but still good.  Thanks...
Something's Afoot! - Tuesday, August 5th 2008 1:31 PM
The mystery continues .... Human foot in shoe washes up in Wash. Officials examine whether find is linked to others found on Canadian coast The Associated Press updated...
Musikfest Blues - Sunday, August 3rd 2008 8:04 PM
Just back from an afternoon at MUSIKFEST.  The temp was in the low 80's, but there was a nice breeze and the clouds provided occasional cover.  There seemed to be a...
Alarm Clock - Saturday, August 2nd 2008 12:44 PM
It's Day One of my regulary-scheduled vacation and, you could say, it began with a bang.  The sound of thunder rolled me out of bed around 8:30 this morning.  Of...
Chickens! - Friday, August 1st 2008 12:00 AM
Jeez!  That last post was kind of a downer, wasn't it?  Three songs and not a happy tune in the bunch! Well, no worries.  MUSIKFEST starts today, and if some...
Name That Tune - Thursday, July 31st 2008 12:25 PM
I'm sitting here listening via the Internet to my favorite local college radio station.  I'm hoping to hear a certain song so that I can see what it's called and who...
It's About **** Time - Tuesday, July 29th 2008 12:20 AM
The Phillies finally made the move they should have made weeks ago.  Adam Eaton goes to the minors.  Read about it HERE.  I guess those two home runs he gave up...
Two Months til Dexter! - Sunday, July 27th 2008 9:49 PM
Watch the Season 3 preview here.  WARNING:  This preview is most definitely NOT approved for audiences of all ages.
Back to School - Sunday, July 27th 2008 1:41 PM
I am now officially a part-time student at Luzerne County Community College. Friday's meeting with my academic advisor was, as I suspected it would be, brief.  I told her...