Monthly Archives: September 2013

Thank Heaven …

  Thank heaven, for little girls … … for without them, what would little boys do?  Why, play football, of course!  Can’t wait to see them all next weekend.  

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Football vs. Baseball

  What am I laughing at?  That the Eagles got blown out by Peyton Manning and the Broncos 52-20?  That even at 1-3 they’re in second place in the NFC Least?  That they play the 0-4 Giants in NY next … Continue reading

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Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Former Army Captain Will Swenson will receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on October 15.  This recognition appears to be long overdue. The clip above is from a link shared by one of my heroes, another retired … Continue reading

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Canine Cantation

Exodous 11:7 —  “But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue” … unless, of course, the child is blowing a shofar: I’m trying to figure out how this instant classic video was uploaded four … Continue reading

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The Sun Will Rise Again

The Seaside Heights Fire of 2013 weighed heavily on shoregoer’s minds this weekend, but   Jersey Strong is more than a slogan.   It has been a picture perfect end of Summer/early Fall day today on PPB that opened with a … Continue reading

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The Family – David Laskin

BookTowne is still at the top of my list of places to soak in the written word, and Rita Maggio remains the most delightful small business proprietor one is likely to find.  The store is small enough that when there’s something new … Continue reading

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The Storied Yankees

Courtesy of Jody & Marvin at Merrill Lynch, my colleague Joe Nap and I toured Yankee Stadium today, with Roy White as an assistant guide.  Roy was very gracious in sharing his life’s experiences in baseball.  He regaled us with some … Continue reading

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