Monthly Archives: December 2011

This Year’s Best Card

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A Secret Gift

Let’s play a brief free association game.  A city.  Canton, Ohio.  What comes to mind?  Chances are, particularly if you’re a baby booming male, the first thought that popped into your head was The Pro Football Hall of Fame.  In … Continue reading

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Can Spring Training Come Soon Enough?

Looks like I’m not the only one who looks forward to Spring Training with great anticipation.  While pitchers and catchers are the first to report to Clearwater in February, the Phillies Ball Girls are the first to report this season … Continue reading

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The Gulls of Winter

gull wing curve of beach terns in flocks like sheep sanding one-legged weather vanes into the wind swirls and eddies of calm shells mussels chalf of dune grass pebbles drifting the gentle swells of sand white caps bottle caps fishing … Continue reading

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Invite Your Tie Down for A Party

Martin Short in his classic Ed Grimley getup on Saturday Night Live dramatized the pants-up-to-the-waist look.  That was intentional nerdiness.  How odd to see David Letterman last night, proud owner of Worldwide Pants Incorporated, normally nattily attired with his custom-made … Continue reading

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Gotta Go to Rehab … Out Patient!

Unlike Amy Winehouse who said no, no, no to Rehab — Miriam has said yes, yes, yes! to Rehab and done very well this week.  It has not been easy, but her progress has been nothing short of miraculous.  (As … Continue reading

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Health Insurance and Hospital Systems: HEAL THYSELF

Lou Beach is a brilliant artist who more recently has taken fingers to keystrokes, not to exceed more than 420 characters per story.  Here’s one from the current collection: Zuma Pedley hailed from Lubbock, came to LA in ’02 with … Continue reading

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