Yet another day of driving, relentless rain. Pouring down for hours and hours upon ground already sick and tired from being sick and tired. It's a week…
The border. Just saying the two words can start an argument. We're a nation of immigrants who don't much like immigrants anymore. What happened to us? …
There’s always been a part of me that enjoys reading about baseball more than actually watching baseball. I’ve got stacks of baseball books. Everything…
The classic 5-piece Badlees line-up will re-unite and play a full set of music for the first time in almost 20 years this weekend in Pittston. Their in…
Football is back. Stadiums are filled to the brim, Covid be damned, and I'm selfishly enjoying every minute of it. I still cringe every time they show …
The myth of memory. I think the reason we re-tell the same stories over and over is because we never quite tell them the same way twice. Something is a…
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It's post-Labor Day, so summer is mercifully over. Evenings have a definite snap in the air now, and even if the heat hangs around during the day, it's…
I got the text from a friend early Wednesday afternoon. "It shifted east." "It" being hurricane Ida, which was staggering towards the northeast like a …
And now it's Ida. It hit 16 years to the day that hurricane Katrina devastated portions of the gulf coast. And it looks to be doing the same grisly wor…
Everybody was waiting for that 2020 New Year's Eve ball to drop. It was gonna be a new start. A rotten, stinkin' carcass of a year was finally gonna be…
The news just flashed across my facebook feed. Charlie Watts is dead. The world's greatest rock and roll band has lost the guy who shoveled the coal in…