Dear Russia, I'm sorry. A little more than two weeks ago, I posted a line on my Facebook page that read, simply, "Does anybody else get the feeling that these are going to be the worst Olympic games in the history of the event? Or, in other words, will Sochi sucki?" Of course, I was … Continue reading Dear Russia, So sorry!
(Author's Note — Every day, WordPress.com, which hosts this blog plus hundreds of thousands of others, offers its users a daily prompt to explore. Today's topic is entitled "West End Girls" and reads, "Every city and town contains people of different classes: rich, poor, and somewhere in between. What’s it like where you live?"). What … Continue reading Prompt’d To Post: West End Girls (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
I remember the day perfectly, when everything changed for me as it came to my hatred for one man. It was July 1, 2004, and the New York Yankees were hosting our beloved Boston Red Sox in a game at Yankee Stadium. This, of course, was back when the Red Sox were still lovable losers, … Continue reading Respecting The Enemy
This is the end ... Beautiful friend ... This is the end ... My only friend, the end — The Doors • • • I've always tried to stay positive when it comes to the downfall of the newspaper industry. Not anymore. I simply can't. I see the thing I love the most laying on her deathbed and … Continue reading SUNDAY SERMON: The End Is Near … And This Time Even I Mean It
Anybody who has battled addiction knows all too often the demons inside us win. Too many times, no matter how hard we fight back, no matter how strong we think we are, the draw of the high is too much to leave behind forever. I'm sure you've heard by now that we, as a world, … Continue reading Losing Philip Seymour Hoffman: Our Inner Demons Strike Once Again