Monthly Archives: August 2008

WHEN THE RECORD STOPS SPINNING

Do you recall all the 45 RPM records you owned? How about the albums? Remember your record player or turntable? How many times did you scratch the needle? I always got yelled at for this. I didn’t have the steady … Continue reading

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DO THE HUSTLE

No, no, no! Not the song (by Van McCoy) or even the dance we tried to master – I’m talking about the scam artists who try and sell you a bag of bullshit! You know, the thieves, the talkers, the … Continue reading

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HI NEIGHBOR

I was listening to a radio program while driving a few days ago and they had a sociologist on talking about a study he did in a particular neighborhood.  (I forgot which area… oh well).  But it was interesting listening … Continue reading

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$2.12

Ok, I need to vent, this is my best outlet. Not to mention most comforting.  Tonight, I went into the local coffee shop that I visit often and asked for a ‘regular’ coffee. Guess how much it cost? TWO DOLLARS … Continue reading

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AWARDS NIGHT

Watching all these medals being placed around athletes necks at the Olympic games in China brought me back to the awards dinner/breakfast they used to have down in the basement of the school at Holy Name. In the 6th grade … Continue reading

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LEGAL DRINKING AGE

Do you recall your first drink? What was it, Beer, wine, or whiskey? Where was it? Who bought it for you? Remember when the legal drinking age was 18? If you were under age (yeah, we drank waaaaaaaay before we … Continue reading

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THE BOOK

As some of you know, I have been working on a writing project for the past year or so. I wanted to reach out to the loyal readers of Container Diaries and get their input. In a nutshell, the book … Continue reading

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