Monthly Archives: March 2017

Is Texting a Scourge to Communication?

Linguist John McWhorter doesn’t think so.  He considers it the closest thing to speaking in written form – or basically fingered speech.  McWhorter actually states the case for texting as a parallel language, LOL, where it’s truncations and slashes rendering … Continue reading

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The Meter Metaphor

The hungry meter doesn’t really care how you feed her only that she still has time left on her clock. The maid that checks her time has no interest in who’s fed her in the past, whether it’s a total … Continue reading

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Richie Ashburn in the Cloud

I grew up in Philadelphia in an era where rooting for the Phillies was painful.  That cherry red hat with the white frilly italicized “P” on the front symbolized a team that was almost guaranteed to lose more games than … Continue reading

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Pier 60

Route 60 West winds its way from Tampa airport to Clearwater Beach, depositing cars at the base of Pier 60, its entryway to the Gulf of Mexico. The Pier provides a wonderful environment for the young kids to play, for … Continue reading

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Featuring … Carson!

Our eldest grandson, Carson – having a blast while visiting with us in Clearwater Beach. Not Low Rider, Silly Opa — FLOW RIDER!  Lets’s take a little trip to see ..  

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Visitors from the East

               

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St. Patty’s Day at the Ballpark

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