Tag Archives: Sports

Sports’ Halls of Fame

Recently, baseball announced its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees: Vladimir Guerrero, Chipper Jones, Trevor Hoffman, Jim Thome, Jack Morris, Alan Trammell. However, the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum –while perhaps the most famous Hall of Fame—is not the only … Continue reading

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Spring (Training) Arrives

This Winter has been particularly cold in Philadelphia. Freezing (32 degrees) has been an been an unreached goal many days –eg, today. Many years ago, in a weather spell like this one, my brother and I decided we had had enough … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics

I look forward to watching the Olympics, Summer or Winter. I wonder how many people feel the same way? No doubt NBC, who broadcasts them, hopes their ratings will be excellent. The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place from February … Continue reading

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Wit and Wisdom

Here are a couple dozen bits of Wit and/or Wisdom. I know where about half of them came from and the other half could be from T-shirts. What appeals to you?   Humor is the anesthetic of the mind. (Trevor … Continue reading

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A Final Thank You

Bill Collings:  Guitar Maker   Many famous people died in 2017. Among them were: Gregg Allman, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell, David Cassidy, Barbara Cook, Fats Domino, Dick Gregory, Monty Hall, Hugh Hefner, Jerry Lewis, Mary Tyler Moore, Jeanne Moreau, Roberta … Continue reading

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Unique Christmas Gifts

In this it’s-almost-Christmas season, how many gift catalogs have you received? 30, 40, 50? More? Did you receive one from Hammacher Schlemmer? (see above)  They provide a wide variety of gifts –all of them unique (and some very expensive, too). … Continue reading

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Gifts for Famous People

I know you are busy finding appropriate gifts for all your friends and family members. Now, image you had to get appropriate gifts for famous people as well. Here are some suggestions for a dozen folks who are known everywhere. … Continue reading

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