You don’t say; or how I nearly got myself killed one morning

People usually edit their memories in one way or another. Some even manage to forget specific events completely. Facebook doesn't have a selective memory function. What someone produced on their Facebook page on a random day in say, 2011, will turn up on that same day in 2017 in a daily feature the social media … Continue reading You don’t say; or how I nearly got myself killed one morning

Commissioners punt on third and long for ABSS strategic plan

Revised to reflect change in amount of funding needed to pay for the entire request. If we’re going to talk football and local government spending then let’s call what happened Monday night at Williams High School what it really was. The Alamance County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to punt. Worse, the board voted to … Continue reading Commissioners punt on third and long for ABSS strategic plan

The return of recreational reading; or, stuff to do this summer

I stopped reading for fun a couple of years ago. It happened gradually. I didn't really notice for several months. And then one day I realized I hadn't cracked a book in a long time, forget fiction novels. It just wasn't happening. It worried me a little. Reading was my primary hobby dating to childhood. … Continue reading The return of recreational reading; or, stuff to do this summer

Former Phoenix John Brebbia makes a rare rise to the Major Leagues

John Brebbia entered his second Major League Baseball game Tuesday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. It was the fifth inning of a butt-ugly game between the Cardinals – the team Brebbia joined on Saturday from Triple A Memphis – and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The bases were loaded, Cards down 6-3. The previous … Continue reading Former Phoenix John Brebbia makes a rare rise to the Major Leagues