Her name is Suzanna, not Sue, not Suzanne, not Suzy, it’s Suzanna and don’t try calling her anything but. At 88 yrs, she’s as independent and spry as she was during her vibrant youth. She’ll talk your ear off about her friendships with Paul McCartney and Bing Crosby and her 45 year career as a […]
It was one of those ugly rainy days meant for me to skip skiing and spend an evening alone. Flipping through the local liberal arts rag, I stopped short for an ad called “Men Fake Foreplay”. Hhmmm, this sounds interesting… “Standup Comedy Writer Mike Dugan talks relationships and intimacy, sex and cheating and he does it […]
Mul·ti·task·ing (mlt-tskng, -t-) n. — The concurrent operation by one central processing unit of two or more processes. For Example: In the last 48 hours, I’ve hung myself off the side of a State Police helicopter, clocked in at 90mph racing to Glens Falls for Senator Clinton, sprinted up 3 flights of Capital steps for […]
Deb and I saw the documentary “Inside Deep Throat” last night at the Spectrum. Need I say more?Oh, wait, during the show a popcorn kernal got stuck in MY throat – no joke!
“This is Cachaça” explains Phil Pillsworth “Between soccer, carnival and the samba, this drink is the most popular thing in Brazil! It tastes something like rum because it’s made from sugarcane. Would you like to try some?”. I figure nothing can be as strong as Grappa, so I agree to a small sample, just a […]
Every year I ski solo on Easter weekend. Rain, shine, snow or ice, I’m out there; traversing some twisted mogul run, usually one I have no business being on. It’s usually very quiet, there are no lift lines, and the snow stays groomed well into the evening. On beautiful days, especially this past weekend, the […]
My schoolmarm friend invited me to watch a friend’s band in Green Island last night. Two elementary school teachers, one by the name of Ben and the other Bill play in a band called “Benny and the Frets”. Last night’s gig took place at the local VFW. “VFW…”, I thought…”Well, sure, why not, I’ll try […]
A week ago I watched a strangely complex and perverse movie called The Tin Drum. It’s about a boy named Oskar who rejects the “stupid” adult world and it’s hypocrises. At age 3, he stops growing and learns to assert some control over adults through beating on a tin drum and his vocal talents. Tonight […]