Hope You Like Mountains of Snow, It’s the New Normal

Extreme weather seems here to stay—it’s getting worse and making our lives more difficult. Will we fight and defeat it, or accept it as the new normal?

Buffalo VA Hospital May Have Exposed 700 Patients to HIV

A VA spokeswoman says that the hospital “immediately changed its procedures,” when the mistake was discovered.

15 Great Foods For Tailgating and Watching Sports

Games go better with good food.

“You can’t ask a kid to juxtapose Duke Ellington with Lil’ Wayne; he did that on his own.”

This is a comment by Jesse Stoner on the post “Who I Am: Poems by Kids”.


But these places and these faces are getting old Chris Daughtry     I’m staring out into the night, trying to hide the pain I’m going to the place where love And feeling good don’t ever cost a thing Let’s face it.  Everywhere sucks to some degree.   No mater where you live (with the probable […]

Playoff beard–update

They have to win. I hate Philly.     You may or may not remember that I announced last week that I was growing a playoff beard for the NHL playoffs. I said that as long as either the LA Kings (the team I grew up watching), Anaheim Ducks (the team I covered for 8 […]

Random Thoughts

It’s to the left of Canada.       The playoff beard Any true hockey fan will tell you about the playoff beard.  It’s what real hockey players do this time of year.  It’s old school and it should be mandatory for all players to do.  What is a playoff beard?  It’s pretty simple.  As […]

Pass it to the left…

No child should have to hear her parent say, “Yo, bring me my bong.” Last night Drama Queen and I were in the car with my neighbor.  We we’re heading towards home around 8:15 when the neighbor suddenly blurted, “Let’s stop at Johnny’s on the way home and get a couple of slices.” I paused […]

The Brown Eyed Girl

..and a nice long hands holding walk…then find a nice quiet place to *cough* talk The Brown Eyed Girl After reading this you may say, “J.R. this sounds kind of familiar.”  It’s not.  Trust me.  Each lady is unique and special in her own right.  Every woman that I date or have any kind of […]

Date night

The bottom line is that just spending time with her is all I really need…   First off, big thanks to Genuine for opening up his personal wallet and throwing a hunski down on the table.  Ben Franklin is always a welcome chaperone on a date and in these economic times his presence is all […]

The reunion

He came back a few minutes later to see if we wanted drinks and D.Q. said, “Yeah.  I want an Oreo milkshake, bitch”. It was a little more than a month ago that I dropped my mom and Drama Queen (D.Q.) off at Buffalo Niagara International Airport for a flight to California.  My mom had […]

Just Like Heaven

“Show me how you do that trick The one that makes me scream” she said “The one that makes me laugh” she said And threw her arms around my neck “Show me how you do it And I promise you I promise that I’ll run away with you I’ll run away with you” The Cure […]

Weekend review

Sometimes reality exceeds even the most vivid imagination… *This is the Readers Digest version of the weekend and for some weird reason is very heavy in food—possibly because I’m hungry right now and possibly because I want to leave some of the details private.  Most likely it’s a combination of the two. We have been […]

Getting funky

Tear the roof off, we’re gonna tear the roof off the mother, sucker. Tear the roof off the sucker… I’ve found my blog posts that mention Mexican hookers seem to have great stats. This story is not about Mexican hookers, but I promise that if you indulge me and read on that I will find […]