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Is there a place in Major League Baseball for Addison Russell?

Is there a place in Major League Baseball for Addison Russell?
Domestic violence rears it’s ugly head again. The ruling came down today. Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been suspended for forty games. It was less than three weeks ago that Russell’s ex-wife Melisa published a blog that detailed the mental and physical abuse she took from her then husband. A lot of it came... Read more »

Treasure Island is closing: It's another end of an era moment

Here's the iconic sign you see when entering  Treasure Island from the parking lot.
It was the mid-1970’s. I’m out of college and looking for my first adult apartment. I find a place in the city near Addison and Lake Michigan. There were three reasons I chose that location: 1. It was a five minute to the lake and I’ve always loved being near water. 2. Money. The rent... Read more »

Serena Williams has only one person to blame for her U.S. Open loss

Serena Williams has only one person to blame for her U.S. Open loss
By now, we all know what happened in New York on Saturday. Serena Williams was defeated in the final by Naomi Osaka. But it wasn’t the loss, although that was surprising, that made the headlines. Quick recap: Naomi wins the first set in dominating fashion. She’s leading in the second when Serena blows up. Three... Read more »
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The week in review: Summer is over

How big a baby do you have to be to sit with your arms folded like this? You don't need a body language expert to figure this one out!
Goodbye to August. Hello September. Summer is ending. Fall is right around the corner. Let’s take a look at some of the craziness that ended August: That’s it for another week. Enjoy the three day weekend. Hey Matt Kaminski, do you have any Labor Day songs? HA!! Related Post: Seven songs for Labor Day

The fragile ego of Donald Trump

The fragile ego of Donald Trump
Have you ever Googled yourself? I’m guessing most of us have. It’s interesting to see what comes up…if anything. For those of us with common names it can be a little disconcerting. I used to be at the bottom of the first page. Having a blog that publishes something a couple times a week gave... Read more »

John McCain vs Donald Trump: Their quotes show who is the real American hero

John McCain vs Donald Trump: Their quotes show who is the real American hero
John McCain died on Saturday. We’ve seen tributes from both Republican and Democratic politicians, reporters from all the major networks and newspapers, and even ordinary citizens who didn’t agree with many of his policies and views. The one person missing from this list is the current president of the United States. Yes, he tweeted out some... Read more »
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Songs to help Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen pass the time while in prison

Songs to help Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen pass the time while in prison
The number of the day is EIGHT! Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight counts. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts. Eight was enough! It was a bad day for these two and our President. It was a bad day for America….no one wants our leaders to be... Read more »

Aretha Franklin and her most memorable moments

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The first is from the movie "The Blues Brothers." Jake and Elwood are getting the band back together. They need Matt "Guitar" Murphy to come along. Aretha has this small role as his wife who doesn't want him to go. This song, "Think" is one of the highlights of the film. Spoiler alert: Matt went with the boys. Sadly, Matt Murphy also died this year.
Hey Nineteen That’s ‘Retha Franklin She don’t remember The Queen of Soul The above lyrics are from Steely Dan’s classic song “Hey 19.” The guy is involved with a younger woman and wondering what they have on common. She doesn’t even know Aretha. That’s something my generation and the next and the next didn’t think... Read more »

I have a responding to Donald Trump on Twitter addiction

I have a responding to Donald Trump on Twitter addiction
Hi. I’m Howie. I’m a useless responder to Donald Trump on Twitter addict. Hi Howie. I have a Twitter addiction. Yeah, I know…lots of people do. Not a big deal. But most of my Twitter time is spent responding to Tweets from the guy who is the President of the United States. Excuse me for... Read more »
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Why can't you say the word lie?

Why can't you say the word lie?
Last night I was reading a piece by Maggie Haberman of the New York Times. It was about the Michael Cohen-Donald Trump tapes that surfaced on Tuesday. One thing that concerns bothers the hell out of me is the different words she uses to describe the same action done by different people. Take a look:... Read more »
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