Category Archives: Stories

Grand Cayman and a “180” to Miami’s South Beach

Miami’s South Beach demands that you participate  in its culture, music, art, food and people.  Grand Cayman, on the other hand, allows you a certain freedom to choose your own comfort level. With a cigar and margarita in hand, I … Continue reading

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New Bedford’s season…

To every thing, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…Ecclesiastes 3:1 I recently came across a book about ship wrecks off Cape Cod and a picture of the Wanderer was featured along with what … Continue reading

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castles made of sand

    …and so castles made of sand fall in the sea, eventually… Irene came and left her mark.  The beach is like a war zone but our  “castle” is still there. We expect more “Irenes” to pay unwelcome visits … Continue reading

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50

This is my 50th post since my blog started last year.  Actually it is my 52nd post but 50 sounds better when putting a “favorite” post listing together. If you are a first time visitor I welcome you and if … Continue reading

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Jimmy and Johnny offer to help…

I might as well join the fray…but  my story is much more personal.  I have told this tale on a number of occasions but I have never written about it.  Though I will not mentioned the names of other individuals … Continue reading

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…anyone…anyone…

“Life moves pretty fast.  If you don’t stop to look once in awhile, you could miss it” – Ferris Bueller. Can you believe it…25 years ago …the movie ranks in my top 10  … I probably have seen it six … Continue reading

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Nicely

Shit faced…packaged…buzz on … hammered … wasted … plastered … tanked … canned … I could go on and on but … My sister in law, Phyl and her daughter, Sharon are visiting from Ireland and while sitting at the … Continue reading

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The “wrong” violin

You know the days…when everything seems to be going fine and then you get one of those phone calls from “left field”. Some years ago while in my office at TV58, the receptionist calls me and says your wife is … Continue reading

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Just thinking…again

“I can’t stop thinking like this”…Steven Wright It is the day after opening day and we now know that the “Sox’ are not going to go 162-0.  Losing the opener and Sports Illustrated picking them to win the world series is … Continue reading

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Comedic Art

I think we all agree that art comes in many different forms.  It also comes from minds that border on lunacy…and it has been said on more than one occasion that I’m a lunatic… Today I needed a good laugh … Continue reading

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