Thursday Tidbits

Harper decided she wasn’t interested in the “Dry January” idea and she’s not sharing…Almost forgot what sunshine looked like until we actually had a few hours of blue skies last weekend…Binge-watch of the week was the wonderful Netflix documentary series Pretend It’s A City with Martin Scorsese and Fran Lebowitz…Busy NHL GameCenter season with 116 straight…

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Thursday Tidbits

Enjoyed my first book of the year, The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman, and after thinking about which favorite British actors could be cast as the lead characters, I discovered that Steven Spielberg’s production company has bought the rights to the book…As the NFL playoffs begin I’m hoping that it will be the Green Bay Packers…

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Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #7 The no sports trend has been going on for months and I’ve had a few different reactions throughout this trend.  First phase was during the initial shock where it was still too painful to watch ESPN, check my sports notifications or watch any replays.  Second phase included still not watching ESPN, glancing…

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No Sports Saturday

I’m very aware of the seriousness of events occurring right now, but please allow me to rant for a few seconds about the first Saturday in my lifetime without sports and an extended stoppage of play of all sports.  No March Madness in March, no March Madness brackets (and losing to my brother for another…

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Saturday Sports

Saturday is usually all about College Football, but today will require flipping the channels to capture the best games of the day. Brighton vs. Tottenham (7:30 am) ESPN College GameDay Live in Florida (9:00 am) Iowa vs. Michigan (12:00 pm) Bowling Green vs. Notre Dame (3:30 pm) Auburn vs. Florida (3:30 pm) Minnesota Twins vs.…

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Themeless Thursday

It’s time for October baseball and I’m going to make an educated guess that the New York Yankees are going to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers later this month in the World Series…I began the season with the hopeful guess (wish???) that Bryce Harper and the Phillies would be playing the Yankees for the Championship…I’m…

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Themeless Thursday

Hockey’s back just in time as Bryce Harper and the Phillies are 4 games back in the Wild Card standings and running out of time…Set a record this week losing three NFL quarterbacks I watch (Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger)…Coffee and cranberry bread is the breakfast of the week…The dreaded teeth cleaning appointment will…

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The Week In Seven Photos

As we wrap up the end of August and, to many, the end of summer, I was hoping this week’s images would reflect a great end of summer vibe.  You might have read about Gabby complaining about the weather quite often this summer while I’ve tried to remind her about the calm and peaceful nature of…

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Thursday Photos and Matchups

Tennis vs. Ice Hockey – Definitely watching hockey and, in particular, the Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals and Don Cherry on Hockey Night in Canada. Billions starring Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti vs. Homeland starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin – This is too close to call, but Homeland…

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Musings About ’80s Nostalgia

Vaguely recall receiving actual letters in the mail during the ’80s. I remember trying windsurfing in the ’80s, but never looking this cool.  For my version, picture a small, waveless lake and the sail barely leaving the surface of the water. I never attempted this in any decade and if I had it would have…

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