Clairton High School. My alma mater and the alma mater of some of the most generous people in the world. Just how generous are they? Well, first let’s take a look at the community and the school. In its heyday Clairton’s population pressed toward the 30,000 mark and Clairton High School had so many students […]
From the opening scene in Loyalties where Regina is driving through the streets of Philadelphia in her black Trans Am, with the radio blaring Bad Company’s Running With The Pack, Wendi and I had (and still have) a dream of seeing the Bonds of Blood & Spirit saga up on the silver screen. Hell, what author doesn’t these days? When […]
ITEM FIRST: 2013 was the 100th year of Clairton Football. The mascot name has changed over the years, from The Orange, to the Cobras (my personal favorite) to the Bears. “Top 100” players in CHS football history. Included are the four All Americans, Andy Berchock (University of North Carolina), Jim Kelly (Notre Dame), and Tyler […]
Thank you, Jim. talk about Social Distancing. Let me share some reflections… Last night, putting my thoughts together, sitting in my recliner, watching TV, trying to change channels using a Hershey bar, I pondered; Sixty years after graduation, we can’t see, hear or smell. No reaction time, but by God, we all still have our driver’s […]
I visited a monastery and saw a brother frying potato slices. I figured he was the friar, but it turned out he’s only the chip monk.
I accidentally got ketchup in my eyes. Now I have Heinzsight. No? Try this: Where is the best place to cook an alligator? In a croc pot. Still not there? Well, then, don’t ever confuse burro with burrow or people will say you don’t know your ass from a hole in the ground.