For those who have ever read my blog, you know I rarely if ever touch politics. It’s toxic. It’s dividing. It’s as we say….polarizing. It’s certainly a problem. It’s much … Continue Reading Fixing The Mess That Is American Politics
“To Sling or not to Sling……?” That is the question I’d been pondering for awhile. Actually, the real question was if I’d had enough of high-cost monthly bills from my … Continue Reading Cutting the Cord
Being a teacher, the end of the year brings the end of the semester. This of course means a little time off before the new year and semester two. Having … Continue Reading Catching Up On Entertainment Offerings
This year marked one of the craziest off-seasons of star player movement I can ever recall in the NBA. Now that all the major pieces have settled into place we … Continue Reading NBA’s Wild Off-Season
Note: First time in a while since I chimed in on the ol’ blog. When I started this two-plus years ago I envisioned blogging on a regular basis. Turns out … Continue Reading Life vs. Art
My 6th hour class and I had an interesting, albeit, off-topic conversation today. If you had a one-way ticket on a time machine, would you go back in time, or … Continue Reading Favorite Decade of Your Life?
I like to think I don’t get surprised often. At least not positively surprised. While on vacation this week, my wife and I finally got caught up on the first … Continue Reading The Walking Dead
The first Monday following the conclusion of the NFL’s regular season……a day known to head coaches as “Black Monday.” Most seasons see around seven or eight coaching changes. As of … Continue Reading Annual NFL Coaching Carousel
So Christmas Eve and Christmas Day have passed. Each year the cable and satellite stations treat us to the usual collection of classic Christmas movies. A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas … Continue Reading Die Hard: 30 Years
Last month saw the theatrical release of Creed II, the latest in a long list of sequels from the Rocky franchise. Though I haven’t had the chance to see it yet, (and … Continue Reading The Great American Franchise
It’s once again that time of the year: Tricks, treats, costumes, and of course, frights! Every year ushers in AMC Network’s month of horror flicks, and Halloween night usually offers … Continue Reading The Frightful Four (Part 1)
Being early in the season, my mind is still on baseball. I likely would have slopped together some rant regarding how bad my beloved Cincinnati Reds once again are this … Continue Reading Swinging on Pins & Needles
Well it might still look and feel like winter in the Midwest and on the East Coast, but the boys of summer are officially back in swing. Are you excited? … Continue Reading Baseball is Back
No Bodhi, not that kind of surfing! (Though my goodness I loved the original Point Break!) I’m talking about the world-wide web. The internet. You know, that thing most of … Continue Reading What do you surf?
No…….not that……this post is literally about these.….. This week we observed the annual Spring equinox. Granted, where I live you wouldn’t know it’s Spring, but nonetheless the calendar says it is. This … Continue Reading Four Seasons
Last week one of the worst kept secrets in U.S. business news was finally confirmed: Toys R Us is all done. I wasn’t shocked or surprised. Financial and mainstream news … Continue Reading Toys in the Attic