Archive for July 2013

Two roads diverged, and I took the Patrick one

Two roads diverged, and I took the Patrick one
Today is an auspicious day in the life of the Dahl family. Thirty three years ago Steve and I were in Detroit. My sister was getting married.  Steve was multitasking: he was simulcasting on Detroit and Milwaukee stations, and he was doing a personal appearance on Friday.  Garry was in town as well. I can... Read more »

Gifts from My Sea

Gifts from My Sea
My book club just finished a tandem reading of The Aviator’s Wife alongside Gift From the Sea.  The former, by Melanie Benjamin, is novel of historical fiction about Anne Morrow Lindbergh- you know, the aviator Charles Lindberg’s wife. She was an amazingly accomplished aviator, navigator and writer, the mother of six children. She was a... Read more »

Like I said....Geraldo Rivera is an idiot.

Jerry Rivers aka Geraldo Rivera is a goof ball. His quote, regarding the jurors in the Zimmerman trial, discussed in a prior rant, was absurd. He gives good quote (remember- the hoodie killed Trayvon) and now he gives good cheesecake. His selfie was ridiculous and indulgent, even- or especially- as a celebration of 70. (Though... Read more »
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If this is true, we are doomed

Geraldo Rivera made this comment on Fox yesterday: I see those six ladies in the jury putting themselves on that rainy night, in that housing complex that has just been burglarized by three or four different groups of black youngsters from the adjacent community. So it’s a dark night, a 6-foot-2-inch hoodie-wearing stranger is in... Read more »

Bullet Points- Janter on steroids

Bullet Points- Janter on steroids
No- the headline Bullet Points  wasn’t an unintentional yet pervasively unfortunate headline, a la Fright 212, via the Sun Times. ( On Sunday? Really?  Who is editing over there, robots?)  I am not going to to parse the shooting gallery that is Chicago.  When the police Commish is patting himself on the back, who am... Read more »