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Rappin' Duke - Friday, July 25th 2008 1:23 AM
Today I have a meeting with my LCCC academic counselor.  I suppose we'll go over the RESULTS from the placement test I took last month.  Then, I suppose we'll talk...
As the Turnpike Turns - Thursday, July 24th 2008 12:17 AM
When last we left, THIS was the status of the epic public relations struggle between the PA Turnpike Commission, which wants to put tolls on Interstate...
Multiple Choice - Tuesday, July 22nd 2008 9:35 AM
Read the following then make your rhetorical choice from the options that follow: You know how Budweiser, the once and former "King of Beers," has recently re-branded itself as...
Gimme Some Sugar - Friday, July 18th 2008 11:05 AM
After what can only be described in the proper politically-correct terms as a particularly challenging week, and with only slim prospects of next week being any less...
If at First You Don't Succeed ... - Tuesday, July 15th 2008 9:53 AM
Our friends at the PA Turnpike Commission have come up with a revised plan to convert Interstate 80 into a toll road.  Now that the plan to LEASE the Turnpike to...
Window Treatment - Saturday, July 12th 2008 12:31 AM
To celebrate my new replacement windows and the new window treatments (good-bye, temporary shades) to go with them, I give you U2.
JonBenet Update - Thursday, July 10th 2008 12:13 AM
It happened again.  Just when you had totally forgotten about the JonBenet Ramsey murder case, Boom!  Along comes an AP News Alert to remind you. It has been almost...
Separated at Birth? - Sunday, July 6th 2008 10:16 PM
I'm just sayin'. 2008 Wimbledon champ Rafael Nadal                    Red Hot Chili...
Turnpike Rebellion - Saturday, July 5th 2008 12:06 AM
While you were eating hot dogs or drinking beer or setting off illegal fireworks or doing whatever it was you were doing to celebrate the Fourth of July, I was at...
The U.S. of Bruce - Friday, July 4th 2008 12:04 AM
Hot Wheels - Thursday, July 3rd 2008 11:06 AM
Never mind Speed Racer.  The most revved-up movie of the summer could very well be DEATH RACE.  It's due out in August.  As you might guess from its working title...
On the Dial - Tuesday, July 1st 2008 1:13 AM
The Q has changed.  The Q is WQFM 92.1 in Nanticoke.  As of some recent time - I don't know exactly when - the Q is now "your official Beatles station."  That's...
21 Years Ago - Part II - Sunday, June 29th 2008 10:23 PM
June 29, 1987.  My official last day/night in Leeds.  My friends from Tetley Hall certainly made it a memorable 24 hours - right up until I boarded a bus for...
21 Years Ago - Saturday, June 28th 2008 10:50 PM
21 years ago tonight, I was at Roundhay Park in Leeds with a couple of friends and about 50,000 other people I didn't know.  We were all there for a...
It's Always Something - Wednesday, June 25th 2008 11:10 AM
Here's the thing about owning a home.  It's always something.  Nothing is ever perfect.  As soon as you take care of one thing, there's another thing. Which is...
Passing Grade - Friday, June 20th 2008 11:53 PM
When I was in high school, I took the SAT three times.  Once in the spring of my sophomore year and twice in my junior year.  Two of those times I scored higher...
Rock the School - Thursday, June 19th 2008 12:25 AM
I've been brushing up on my math skillz for my upcoming COLLEGE ASSESSMENT TEST.  As I mentioned earlier, I reckon I can manage the reading and writing...
OK, This is Weird - Tuesday, June 17th 2008 12:49 PM
Fifth foot in shoe washes ashore in Canada VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 17 (UPI) -- Canadian police in British Columbia were examining the fifth human foot, clad in a...
From the Mouths of Babes - Monday, June 16th 2008 8:39 PM
I had occasion to be the beautiful Lehigh Valley this evening which gave me the opportunity to listen to my favorite radio station for a few minutes.  I tuned in around...
The Call - Friday, June 13th 2008 8:06 PM
God!  It's been ages since I thought about this band.  They had a few hits in the 80s.  I even saw them in concert once at Stabler Arena; they opened for...
Testing, Testing - Thursday, June 12th 2008 10:05 AM
Better start sharpening pencils and stocking up on pens.  This fall, I'm going back to school.  Provided I can pass the test, that is. Here's the deal.  I...
Post-game Analysis - Wednesday, June 11th 2008 11:45 AM
I apologize for a slight miscalculation.  The 11:55 PM start time I predicted for the news following last night's Celtics-Lakers game turned out to be more like...
It's Gonna be a Late One - Tuesday, June 10th 2008 10:04 AM
Have I mentioned lately how much I hate the NBA, especially the playoffs?  No?  Well, I've kept my disdain under wraps these past several months.  But, I...
My Six Cents - Saturday, June 7th 2008 4:55 PM
On this penultimate day of my vacation, I went to see a movie and, on my way home, stopped at Starbucks.  The tab at Starbucks came to $4.56. I fished a $5...
Who are These People??? - Friday, June 6th 2008 7:23 PM
As you may recall from the previous entry, I bought an mp3 player and am now in the process of learning how to use it.  It has an FM radio, and adding presets was...