Lightning Struck

June 17th, 2018 (also Father's Day this year) marked the 40th anniversary of the most memorable baseball game I've ever seen in person - the Ron Guidry 18-strikeout game, a 4-0 victory for the eventual world champion New York Yankees over the California Angels. But this game has actually been on my mind a lot …

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 880 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 15 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the …

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get …

Cool as Vice

Revisited an old friend last night via Netfilx Streaming -- the movie Busting, one of the most underrated films of the 1970s (aka the greatest decade in the history of cinema) in my humble opinion. First encountered this gem on the fantastic WHT. Yes, amazingly did not see this in the theaters, but even my …

Absent Minded

Last week, I received the yearly summary of this blog from wordpress.com. And I was kinda excited about it to be honest...until I read it. Sure, it looked great, with flash fireworks, fancy type, cool design...but when it told me I only made 5 posts in 2011....geez....how lame. 5 freakin posts? What the heck was …

March Master

As the faithful readers of this blog (all half dozen of them) are well aware, I'm not very timely with my posts. Heck, if that was the case, I'd be posting every other day. And I had every intention of this post being on time, but well, it didn't work out...But anyway... May 31st is …