Archive for November 2012

Of Hockey, Hostess, and Alternatives to the Ding-Dongs That Run the NHL and Hostess

Of Hockey, Hostess, and Alternatives to the Ding-Dongs That Run the NHL and Hostess
Ever hear this old joke? Hey, how are Hostess Ding-Dongs like hockey? Answer: They look like pucks!!   In the short space of two months, it’s ironic that we’ve  lost both hockey from our schedule and Hostess Twinkies, CupCakes, Ding-Dongs, and Fruit Pies from our grocery shelves. Both due to labor disputes. Where billionaires meet millionaires. And executives meet the working... Read more »

Girl Football Players=Future NFL Prospects?

Girl Football Players=Future NFL Prospects?
Football. The last bastion of men’s sports? Maybe not. Let’s go to post Title IX America. In 1974, in Montgomery County, PA,  ten-year old Suzanne “Suzy” Kolber won a spot on a little league football team, but quit due to strong opposition from parents and other adults. Kolber, of course, is well-known as the sideline... Read more »

Sleeping With the Enemy....A Postscript On Petraeus and Broadwell

Sleeping With the Enemy....A Postscript On Petraeus and Broadwell
I will never forget the first time I was asked out by the subject of an interview. I was just out of college, in my first job as a Community Relations Assistant at a small, private hospital in Chicago.  He was the Medical Director. I was 23. We were having a great back-and-forth conversation as... Read more »
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