Monthly Archives: December 2015

Meadow Lemon III

Farewell, Meadowlark – clown prince and entertainer to many of us in our childhoods.  An on court Dr. Seuss story, it’s wild to think that Wilt Chamberlain played guard for the Harlem Globetrotters for a year before joining the NBA. … Continue reading

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Give Me The Governor’s Job

I have no desire to enter politics, and am not talking about Harrisburg or Trenton.   I’m talking about the gig that “The Gov” has on TV.  The former Philadelphia mayor and Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell has been a post-game … Continue reading

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Concussion – A Powerful Movie About a Very Serious Subject

Concussion should garner significant attention for its message, and Will Smith delivers a performance that, in my opinion, qualifies for an Academy Award nomination.  Smith plays the role of Pittsburgh forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu.  As noted in these soundbites … Continue reading

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What Do We Need A Little Of?

I don’t celebrate Christmas, but I do celebrate the spirit of a season (in the Western World) where most people seem just a little bit brighter and cheerier and kinder and nicer than usual.  Wish we could bottle some of … Continue reading

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The Incredible Donovan Leitch

Nice quiet night for a retrospective on one of the 1960s most dynamic songwriters.  Influenced heavily by Woody Guthrie, the Scottish-born singer has been credited with his own heavy influence on the Beatles, particularly on the guitar playing style used … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the … Continue reading

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Is There A “Right Way” to Have a Heart Attack?

I’m not sure, but I suppose the right way to have a heart attack is to survive it with minimal damage.  The descriptor “attack” still encompasses what goes on when total blockage of the Left Anterior Descending artery of the … Continue reading

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