Three Reasons Colin Kaepernick is wrong

When San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to wear police “pig” socks to practice, and then later sit out and kneel out the playing of the national anthem prior to all 2016 pre-season games in order to draw attention to police violence against blacks in the U.S., he thought he was doing […]

By |September 13th, 2016|SPORTS ARCHIVE|0 Comments

Sneek A Poo

Flipping through the channels the other night, somewhere between a Mexican novella and a rerun of Antique Roadshow, one of those inane direct response TV spots came on. The right thumb I’ve spent a lifetime training to avoid such encounters somehow didn’t respond in its usual fast-twitch fashion and I got caught watching the first […]

By |June 17th, 2016|SHORT STORIES|0 Comments

Say Goodbye to Daily Fantasy Sports

For me, daily fantasy sports are dead.

The onslaught of TV commercials initially piqued my interest and lured me into opening an account, but my experience with the product left me feeling like a rube. That’s why when daily fantasy sports like Fan Duel and Draft Kings were banned from operating in Nevada where I […]

By |November 14th, 2015|SPORTS ARCHIVE|0 Comments

My Nut Cracker

As determined as I was to avoid attending The Nutcracker this holiday season, once again on a recent mid-December afternoon I found myself sitting at the theatre with my wife, daughter and mother-in-law ringing in the season with everyone’s favorite ballet.

There were four tickets and I drew the short straw, so my son and […]

By |December 13th, 2014|SHORT STORIES|0 Comments