Throwback Thursday

Olivia Newton-John and Grease

Today is Olivia Newton-John’s 65th birthday. I can’t believe she is that old. She sure doesn’t look it. Then again I can’t believe I’ll be 41 next week, and I sure don’t look it – but that’s a post for another time. This post is about my first [continue reading]

September 26, 2013 // 2 Comments

life in the 1980s

If you are between the ages of 37 and 42, then you remember how glorious it was to grow up in the 1980s. I was 8 in 1980 and 18 in 1990, so my formidable years were spent in the 1980s. I remember how life was in the early 1980s before there were cds or cassettes. We used to bring our record player [continue reading]

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

the Jeffrey Maier incident

Do you want to know why Orioles fans hate the Yankees? One of the main reasons, for me anyway, is the Jeffrey Maier Incident. It was October 9, 1996 in the Bronx. The Orioles were leading the Yankees 4-3 in Game 1 of the ALCS. In the bottom of the 8th inning, New York’s Derek Jeter hit a [continue reading]

September 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

remember when MTV played videos?

I used to love MTV, or Music Television. I remember when MTV actually played music videos. Heck, I even remember when MTV first started in the summer of 1981 when I was almost 9. My music life, along with everyone else’s, changed forever. We were now able to actually see all of our favorite [continue reading]

September 5, 2013 // 1 Comment