Monthly Archives: September 2016

A sinking island

For the record, I’m not an Islanders fan. It’s not just the bias against the team I have because of the shellacking the team gave the Capitals franchise back in the day. It’s not just bias because of the tri-state … Continue reading

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In the year of remembrance, fifteen

This is supposed to be a big year of remembrance. It’s fifteen years. A decade and a half. Some kind of big ordeal compared to what? Was fourteen years less significant. Will sixteen years be less significant? Honestly, every year … Continue reading

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An open letter to the United States Coast Guard and opposing the proposed Anchorage Grounds along the lower Hudson River, NY USCG-2016-0132

Dear United States Coast Guard, a subordinate of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Thank you for your service to the United States, particularly New York state, since The Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were … Continue reading

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Celebrating you

What makes you, you? Is it who you perceive yourself to be now? Or is it defined by who others perceive you to be? Is it your past that defines you? Or, what you strive to be in your future? … Continue reading

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quip: truck jumps shark

How I know food trucks have jumped the shark? the popcorn truck I’m sure they think they’ve “elevated” the experience and all … but fancy flavored popcorn is that holiday gift basket item that’s only one step removed from fruit … Continue reading

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