Monthly Archives: August, 2015

The US Open

For anyone who doesn’t pay attention to tennis, the US Open starts today.  This is looking to be a great tournament.  Serena Williams is trying to win a Grand Slam (again, for anyone who doesn’t follow tennis, that is winning all four majors in a calendar year).  If she does it, it will be the […]

A Quick Thought On A Couple Of Old Movies

I have always liked movies.  Really the only complaint I have about having a kid is that after she was born, I went about two years without seeing any movies.  Even now, I rarely see movies, but, thanks to TV and Netflix, I’m starting to catch up on all the movies I’ve missed.  And I’m […]

Some Things I Don't Understand

There are some things that people say that I simply do not understand.  I would love it if someone could explain them to me. Babies prefer people who look like them.  Do babies know what they look like?  I know I didn’t give my daughter a mirror first thing.  Did I do something wrong?  Besides, […]

Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon

The 14th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon starts Tuesday, August 18th and runs through Wednesday, August 19th.  As an avid Red Sox fan, I have watched and/or listened to all 13 of the previous efforts.  It is truly extraordinary what they manage in two days.  Last year they raised $3.3 million and they have raised more […]


It’s been a long time since I posted anything here. This has been a crazy and draining summer. I haven’t really had the energy to do anything. It might not seem like it, but writing, even silly 500 word posts, requires a decent amount of energy. Since what little energy I have is going to […]