Trying to ripen an avocado in a paper bag

By | July 13, 2017

I love avocados. Most days I have a couple of avocado, tomato and cheese sandwiches for lunch. They’re so good, I find myself craving them. But the problem is finding ripe avocados. When I buy them, they’re usually green. Now, you can wait until it ripens, which usually takes a week or so. I don’t… Read More »

I miss tennis, but I’m still glad I cut the cord

By | July 12, 2017

There are many things that I don’t miss about having cable TV. Commercials are definitely number one on this list. If I never watch another commercial about an overpriced, dangerous medication with terrible side effects brought to us by a ‘caring’ drug company, or a ridiculously graphic horror movie advertisement, I’ll be a happy man.… Read More »

Review of David Blaine in Portland Maine

By | July 3, 2017

On Friday night my 10-year-old son and I went to see David Blaine at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland. My son was so nervous and excited to see his favorite magician, and I don’t think he was disappointed. Our tickets were in the back row of the balcony, to the right. Doesn’t sound that great,… Read More »

Enjoying a beautiful Maine weekend

By | June 26, 2017

When you see pictures of Maine, they’re usually full of lighthouses, rocky or sandy coastline, beautiful lakes and green forests. You will find all this when you come to Maine, but you have to be here at the right time. If you think about it, Maine has about two months of summer weather. Mid-June to… Read More »

School’s out for summer!

By | June 22, 2017

I remember, as a kid, singing Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” at the top of my lungs on the last day of school. It’s the perfect song for how a kid feels on that day, and for many years millions of American kids sang and listened to that song when the bell rang on the final… Read More »