“Inside The Terrordome”: ‘Birthday!’

Now that the Democratic and Republican Conventions are over, and some in Social Media Land on Facebook have stopped taking thinly veiled shots at President Obama (really - putting quotations around the word 'man'?), let's turn our attention to better things, such as: The Olympics starting in 2 weeks, 2 Drum Corps circuits in the … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”: ‘Birthday!’

Quarter Notes

- Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth is going after 'big money' money in politics, with his most recent proposal, according to WDRB.com. Considering that the most expensive political race of 2014 was also from Kentucky - Mitch McConnell vs. Allison Lundergan-Grimes - I don't know if he will get much support for that proposal from his KY … Continue reading Quarter Notes

Blacks in Baseball: Chris Rock’s HBO Segment

"I'm an endangered species: a Black baseball fan." This link is to the 7-minute segment that Chris Rock had on the show "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel". Like Rock, I am "an endangered species". I grew up watching baseball on Saturday afternoons and nights; not having cable or dish, I mainly listened to baseball on the radio … Continue reading Blacks in Baseball: Chris Rock’s HBO Segment

“Short Circuits”: ‘I Don’t Understand It!’

(for starters, I don't understand why it was nearly 4 AM before I fell asleep... but I was awake at around 8:15) - I don't understand how or why "flipping" something became so popular. You now have shows on TV about 'flipping' your dinner, 'flipping' your house, and 'flipping' your life (no shows about 'flipping' a … Continue reading “Short Circuits”: ‘I Don’t Understand It!’