Black History Month: Facts, #2

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” - Martin Luther King, Jr. Texas Western: 1966 NCAA Champions You sometimes get the "David vs. Goliath" match-up in sports: the scrappy underdog, with almost zero chance to win, versus the powerhouse favorite, who's a near-lock … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts, #2

“Night Walk”: Can’t Sleep

It's odd: I thought I was retiring the late night/early morning posts called "Night Walks", yet I've written 3 in the last 2 months. Maybe I'll keep that category around...? - My alarm will be set for Monday, but not for 5 AM - I am off! I've got a couple of errands that I … Continue reading “Night Walk”: Can’t Sleep

Best of the Decade

After a days-long project, I have come up with various Top 10 lists for the entire decade. Louisville Stories Let's start off with 10 of the biggest news stories of the decade involving Metro Louisville. I can't say that they were THE 10 biggest stories but these 10 (plus the Honorable Mentions) did have significant … Continue reading Best of the Decade

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Ep. 12

In the last episode, the Elric Brothers - Edward "Ed" and Alphonse "Al" - arrived in the town of Xenotime, looking for info on the Philosopher's Stone. Instead, they found a town with a lot of ill people and 2 boys calling themselves "The Elric Brothers, Ed and Al". They also found out that the … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Ep. 12

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episode 11

The Elric brothers arrive in the mining town of Xenotime and begin their search of the town for the Philosopher's Stone. There is a shout in the distance: a little girl is trapped under a steel beam, at the entrance to some mines. Miners, including her dad, can't free her, but Ed manages it, via … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episode 11

From The Archives: NHL vs. NBA Playoffs

This post from 2017 came about after a conversation with 2 of my best friends, regarding the NHL Playoffs. I had enjoyed that year's NHL Playoffs much more than the NBA Playoffs. Fast forward to 2019. While I simply haven't had time to watch much of either playoffs, I have found the NHL games I … Continue reading From The Archives: NHL vs. NBA Playoffs

Review: “Halloween (2018)”

There's been so much hype about the newest installment in the Halloween franchise, "Halloween (2018)". I watched it on Saturday night. Was it worth it? Read below. There will be a few minor spoilers. The first thing to realize about Halloween (2018) is that it's a direct sequel to the original Halloween (1978), Halloween II, … Continue reading Review: “Halloween (2018)”

10 All-Time Favorite Albums

One of the current Facebook trends is to post, over 10 days, a picture of your 10 favorite albums, with no explanation for the choice. Well, I'm about to post my 10 favorite albums and some will have explanations. A special mention goes to the 1993 debut album by 311, called "Music". I never owned … Continue reading 10 All-Time Favorite Albums