Category Archives: Pop Culture

More Views…More Likes…More fun

The Queen and 3 Subjects The article I posted on August 6, 2017, The Great British Baking Show, received a wonderful number of Views, although I assume Beyonce is viewed more often. Plus, it received a record number of Likes (8), … Continue reading

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The Great British Baking Show

  The Great British Baking Show is different from most cooking shows. Why do I say that? To start with, the program is filmed in a gigantic green meadow under a large white tent where the cooking takes place. No … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Past in the Present

Larry’s pack, eh, teammates; story far below Anyone who knows me, or has read the “About” section of my blog, knows I love baseball. A website I came across, http://www.baseballspast.com explains Craig R. Wright’s work. He has been turning out … Continue reading

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Good Deeds, Part 2

  Emma Watson’s Good Deed: Putting books in the NYC subway to be found and enjoyed.   As I mentioned last time, the “Metropolitan Diary” has been a place for New Yorkers to share their important moments with the New … Continue reading

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From Zaharias to Ledecky

In my lifetime, the idea of women participating in ( often professional) sports as an individual or team took off. In my opinion, the first woman to demonstrate such a direction could be taken was Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias. She … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs, 2

I posted my first “Just For Laughs” article on March 31. This is the second such article featuring samples of cartoons from The New Yorker magazine.                        

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Dog Owner’s T-shirts

This is my fourth consecutive article about dogs. The first three described the dogs we’ve had in our lives –and how they made our lives more complete. Here are some dog themed T-shirts I’ve come across on a variety of … Continue reading

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