1999

In 1982, the year 1999 seemed so far away.  Thanks to cable television, a channel called MTV, and a young artist named Prince, the turn of the century was all the rage, though.  It was hard not to see the video for the song “1999” (from the album of the same name) and it’s followup,Read more

The RBG4 Time Machine

Ah spring…more like Ah-choo! spring.  The older I get, the worse my allergies become.  Unfortunately, with the pollen in the air and the weeds growing faster than the grass, it is time for mowing and yard work.  I dread it.  Funny how things change.  Once upon a time, landscaping was a hobby.  I even tookRead more

The Value of Pi(e)

Well, here we are.  The Christmas season.  For some, a season of joy.  The decorating, the shopping, the memories of Christmases past are a real charge.  For others, not so much.  The decorating, the shopping, the memories of Christmases past can be a real downer for them. Bells will be ringing the sad, sad newsRead more

The History of Sammy and Me – Part Two

Sammy Hagar’s birthday was earlier this week.  This is part two of my Sammy tribute.  To see part one, click here. Sammy Comes to Town In 1996, Sammy and the Van Halen brothers couldn’t get along and Van Hagar came to an end.  Ever the hard worker, it wasn’t long before Sammy released a newRead more

Air Ball

Baseball may have been my favorite sport growing up, but basketball was a close second.  Matter of fact, I probably played and practiced more basketball from first grade through eleventh grade than baseball. Early on, I was fairly tall.  This meant in basketball I mostly played the position of forward.  A couple of seasons,  IRead more