I CAN’T DRAW, but once upon a time I had a mild motivation to try to develop some kind of artistic ability.(more…)
THE PRESENT PRESENTS some unique challenges.
I know the above sentence is an understatement, with coronavirus uncertainty and all of the other uncertain things in the world these days.
Today was the kind of news day which makes me breathe a sigh of relief I didn’t have to cover it, just because newsrooms were probably even busier than normal.(more…)
COLLEGE FOOTBALL MIGHT be cancelled, which seems par for the course in a totally crazy year.
I guess we’ll see, but, as I read the other day, I continue to root for a vaccine.
I think I’ll wait for the official announcements before I comment any more, but today’s news is disappointing.
I realize there are bigger fish to fry. I realize there are a lot more important, and a lot more serious, things going on in the world than whether football is played, but the prospect of a canceled season is disappointing nonetheless.
This post is a response to Sue’s prompt, which is, “totally.”
THERE ARE PEOPLE in both sides of my family line for whom hard work was and is one of the cornerstones of life.(more…)
FOR REASONS UNKNOWN I woke up at 4 this morning, a Saturday morning on which I could have slept late.
Such a fact is funny to me because on work days my body does its best Rip Van Winkle impression and doesn’t want to move from the bed until it must.
Since I woke up at 4, I’ve been in a funny mood all day so I thought I’d try to think of a few funny things related to language.(more…)
SO-CALLED SMART TVs have changed what I watch.(more…)
A HOME RUN of the walk-off variety happened tonight, and it brought back memories.(more…)
WHEN A BASEBALL or softball game is over, there are winners and there are players who can’t win for losing.
There’s another person, though, who’s quite familiar with the can’t-win-for-losing feeling.(more…)
THE SEASONS CHANGE.
The page turns.
The calendar flips.
When something ends, something else often begins.(more…)
FOR SOME REASON, my eyes opened at 3:30 this morning.
I couldn’t go back to sleep so I decided to look at Instagram.(more…)