Monthly Archives: February 2010

RUN LIKE THE WIND…

If you were any sort of athlete from Holy Name, it’s almost certain you ran track in the spring or cross country in the fall.  Some guys/gals were faster than others. We had some fantastic sprinters, we had some awesome … Continue reading

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SCIENCE (NOT) FAIR

I have a question today; I’m hoping someone can answer it for me. Did we ever have a Science Fair at Holy Name? If we did, I know for a fact that this “C-minus” student didn’t participate.  Instead of working … Continue reading

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LATE NIGHT HOOPS

I often watch the NBA doubleheader on Turner Network.  First game starts at 8:00 PM, second game at 10:30.  After the final buzzer sounds ending the second game well past midnight, I have an urge to play basketball. Most late … Continue reading

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ADDICTION

We all hit a bump in the road at one time or another. At times we have an uncontrollable weakness. We succumb to a vice. At times, we can’t help ourselves. We try everything to break the habit.  Therapy, exercise, … Continue reading

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JOHN JAY

While doing some writing last night, I thought back to my days as a student at John Jay High School, located on 7th avenue and 5th street. Jay was a popular destination for a lot of people in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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TOGETHER FOREVER

As you all know, I started this blog a little over 2 years ago.  A huge reason (as stated before) was to re-connect people who haven’t spoken to each other in many years. Well here’s a perfect example of the … Continue reading

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WELCOME BACK, WELCOME BACK…

“Up your nose with a rubber hose.” I know, what an awful line; especially from an ‘at-risk’ high school student. As a kid in the 70’s, I wasn’t sure what to make of the Sweat hogs at Buchanan High back … Continue reading

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