Temperatures in the 90s, afternoon thunderstorms, sweating at 9 a.m. Good to see summer’s finally here.
Ah, Labor Day. Traditional end of summer. And if you’re a kid you know what it also means… back to school. In New York we always gave ourselves an extra day and started Wednesday, but around these parts it’s on … Continue reading
Binghamton, New York, is a great place to live… if you don’t have to work. Or if you work for the government. Which is kind of the same thing.
I finally got around to seeing the final season of Treme this past week. Treme aired on HBO from 2010 until December 2013 but the show covered the time period from 2005-2009. (So we’re all a bit behind the times here.) I … Continue reading
Can’t blog. Watching Simpsons marathon. … Continue reading
As of yesterday I have been happily married for the past four years. They truly have been great years and I look forward to many more. This past year has been especially good, as my wife and I finally decided … Continue reading
By now you have seen the major press coverage bestowed upon my old hometown, the one and only Binghamton, New York, who received a bit of ink in this month’s issue of Esquire. In a lengthy piece on the American sandwich, … Continue reading
Ah, Monday. Dreaded date of the Western world. One of the nice things about working every day and recognizing very little difference among spots on a calendar is that Mondays for me hold no sensation of gloom. No worries, no … Continue reading
I’ve been following baseball for 25 years, most of it while the game was under the watchful eye of Allan “Bud” Selig, acting come actual commissioner since 1992. Bud’s retiring as of January, and as of yesterday his replacement has … Continue reading
Unless you’ve been on the planet Ork for the past 48 hours you have no doubt heard of the passing of comic legend Robin Williams. Robin Williams thrilled audiences for decades, spanning generations and, indeed, often several generations simultaneously (see Aladdin … Continue reading