Monthly Archives: June 2020

Pandem(ania)

I really don’t recall the last time I woke up on a Sunday morning without the word pandemic being uttered or written. It’s a word I would surely like to forget. Instead, I would love to be writing about the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Musings

Old Times There Must Be Forgotten! I just read in the paper that The Dixie Chicks are dropping the “Dixie” from their name. While reading the article, I traveled in my mind to Columbus Day weekend 1977. I had just … Continue reading

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Bugging Out

Alright, enough is enough. Since March, we have been washing our hands, hiding behind masks when we have the nerve to venture out of our homes, and having no sports to watch except re-runs. I’m officially Bugging Out! That’s not … Continue reading

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A Summer Playlist

Music and summer have always gone hand in hand for me. Certain songs will bring me back to a summer day on Leland Avenue or a blanket on Orchard Beach. Going to a Yankee game and hearing Saturday In The … Continue reading

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The First Day Of Summer The Last Day Of School

It’s been a long time since I experienced the first day of summer or the last day of school as a student. Nevertheless, the euphoria that I experienced, on those days when I was in grammar school or even high … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Rant: Surviving 1968

I have been thinking about 1968 a lot recently. I remember talking to my mother on New Year’s Eve in 1968, remarking, “Thank God this year is over.” It was a terrible year. It began with the Tet Offensive in … Continue reading

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Then There Are Birthdays

For the last couple of years, since I have been living in Florida, I have been going up to the Bronx for my birthday. I would go to a Yankee game, last year I got to two. Last year Sean … Continue reading

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