Tag Archives: Buffalo New York

No Place Like This Place

Friday was Earth Day.  I’m ashamed to admit that I wasn’t aware of the fact until I turned on my computer early Friday morning.  That is one part of the problem.  People like me who realize that we have a … Continue reading

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Grab A Beer; You Need It

Today is Dyngus Day in Poland, the birthplace of three of my grandparents, where it is a national holiday.  Festive celebrations will abound in my native Buffalo, New York for the same reason.  In the spirit of things instead of … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Jay Inslee

America is a large and diverse country.  Most issues of significance are national if not global.  However some issues are much more regional.  I am very familiar with most issues that are native to areas east of the Mississippi.  I … Continue reading

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The Ketchup Bottle In The Barroom

Many of my readers know I coached basketball.  Before hard work and good fortune intersected to provide me with the opportunity to coach at the college level I spent eight years in an “apprenticeship” at the high school level.  During … Continue reading

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Which Knee?

I’m certain my critics label me a knee jerk liberal.  They think I automatically side with President Obama.  While I normally side with him there are rare occasions when I not only break with him but openly criticize his position. … Continue reading

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Mafia. What Mafia?

I grew up in suburban Buffalo.  One of the largest ethnic groups in Western New York is Italian-Americans.  Many of my friends were of that wonderful ethnic heritage.  The other day one of the common stories of their childhood came … Continue reading

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Contradictory Multiple Meanings

I’m writing this article a bit in advance so forgive me if an unexpected event usurps my prediction of yesterday’s big American political headline.  On March 23, 2010 President Barack Obama signed Obamacare into law.  Famously Vice President Joe Biden … Continue reading

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Anticipation, Celebration And One Resolution

It’s Monday morning as I write this article and I am presented with a mixed bag of emotions.  Among what has happened in the last few hours and what I anticipate I’m all over the place.  One mystery has been … Continue reading

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On Deck

It’s one of those ponder, reflect and look ahead days as I write this article.  We are sitting in about the middle of February and this month promises to have at least two big political stories unfold before it ends; … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Four Letter Word

We all long to be our own boss and in this project I really am.  Since I have never monetized this site, (and never will charge for access), I am not even a slave to the profit motive; the site … Continue reading

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