Monthly Archives: December 2013

WHERE THE HAPPY PEOPLE GO

While this blog entry is inspired by real people, places and an actual event, names have been changed to protect the innocent.  It’s New Year’s Eve night. I was putting on my coat and gloves in the living room of … Continue reading

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HAMILL ON BRESLIN

It’s about six weeks old but here’s a nice tribute by Denis Hamill on Jimmy Breslin via the Daily News. Click the link. Love this quote from Breslin on accepting an award: “I don’t wanna be here. I have work … Continue reading

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WHAT CAN A POOR BOY DO?

I hate complainers. Have to admit though, I was a constant complainer at one time; call me a certified cynic. But I learned to let all the bullshit go. Plus no one listens to you anyway and most people have … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

I wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY OF WINDSOR TERRACE

By Pat Fenton The snow came hard that winter. It covered 17th Street and all of the rest of Windsor Terrace in a thick, blanket of white. Strings of stark, clear light bulbs hung over rows of Christmas trees in … Continue reading

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COULDN’T GET IT RIGHT…

A couple of nights ago, Southern Illinois head basketball coach Barry Hinson went off on his team after a loss. “I’ve got a bunch of mama’s boys right now,” Hinson told reporters at his postgame news conference. “We just won’t … Continue reading

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WHO’S NUTS AND BOLTS?

Later for Howard Cunningham, Morty Hyman and John Madden. The best Hardware Store is located on fifth avenue in Brooklyn. Need a product? Want advice? Need some TLC? Wanna feel like you’re family? Look no further than Leopoldi’s Hardware, 415 … Continue reading

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