Monthly Archives: September 2016


  Starting January 2, 1971, U. S lawmakers made it illegal for tobacco companies to advertise cigarettes on television. I think it’s high time Congress makes the same decision about prescription drugs.   Direct TV’s “Peyton on Sunday Morning” commercials … Continue reading

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Arnold Palmer 1929-2016

I first wrote this piece on April, 11 2016. Since then Muhammed Ali and now the great Arnold Palmer have passed. May they rest in peace.   “Mama, put my guns in the ground I can’t shoot them anymore. That … Continue reading

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The Greatest Of All Time

On Sunday, September 25th,  Vincent Edward “Vin” Scully will sit behind a microphone in a Dodger Stadium broadcast booth and call a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball home game for the last time. 67 glorious, sun-soaked seasons since he sat behind a microphone in … Continue reading

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My Hate/Hate Relationship with MLB Extra Innings

I am an unabashed fan of the San Francisco Giants. Up until 2010 that meant a lifelong fandom of a great deal of fun as well as a fair share of frustration. Since 2010 and the subsequent THREE World Championships the fun … Continue reading

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Our Weekend at Bernie’s Without Bernie

My wife and I like getaways. Sometimes just the two of us, sometimes with family and friends and sometimes with the dog. This past Labor Day Weekend was a “Sometimes with the dog”, sometime. When the 85 pound Bernese Mountain … Continue reading

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