Monthly Archives: December 2010

My Home Sweet Home

Dan Wohlgelernter, my incomparable friend, sent me this YouTube video of Gene Simmons sans KISS make-up saluting our military in a way sure to rouse your heart if you have a milliliter of blood coursing through your veins.  What I … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Crowding for $400, Alex!

So yesterday at one of our VT staff meetings I mentioned the blog piece on crowding and we began some free association on VT concepts that relate to this.  What about G.O. Board patterns and the concept of beginning developmentally … Continue reading

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Has Football Gone Soft?

The unprecedented happened today:  The NFL postponed tonight’s game between the Eagles and the Vikings at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia due to a weather forecast.  At the time of the noontime cancellation there wasn’t yet any significant accumulation on … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of Irving Berlin

Well … here we are, having missed a White Christmas by 24 hours in the PA/NJ/NY metro area, but getting pounded by the white stuff right now.  Having some unexpected free time prompted me to think about how amazing it … Continue reading

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The Power of the Human Spirit

Front page of the Sports section of today’s Asbury Park Press has the story of Frankie Kineavy under the banner of The Power of the Human Spirit.  The story begins with Charlie Weis, Notre Dame’s football coach at the time, … Continue reading

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There’s an APP for that …

App in the vernacular is short for application, but the APP I have in mind is the Asbury Park Press, our regional daily newspaper at the Jersey Shore.  I like to browse the local news but from summertime on, this … Continue reading

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My Blackberry’s Not Working

Sometimes you come across something so universally funny that it’s nice to be able to preserve it.  Thanks to Cousin Leah for forwarding this YouTube video from the BBC.  I can’t totally figure out whether it’s the British accent, the … Continue reading

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