National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

This is the first of three posts where I will take a particular National Day and spin an extended Throwback Thursday based on memories of that topic... Not sure which interest this National Day serves but it prompts a memory of a rainy day when I was probably in about second grade. We lived in … Continue reading National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

Welcome Introverts, this is your day…

Today is January 2 and is actually World Introvert Day. Count me in. Whereas some people attribute anti-social and stunted people skills to introverts, I view it as quite the opposite. In today's social media show-off culture and aggressive oversharing, some of us are quite comfortable in our own skin and don't need the constant … Continue reading Welcome Introverts, this is your day…

Celebrating Cincinnati Cuisine #3 – Goetta

In celebration of the Cincinnati Bengals returning to the Super Bowl after an absence of more than three decades, I will post a unique Queen City Flavor Experience each day until the big day. Many regions of this country developed food or drink preferences that have withstood the national big brands swamping America with their … Continue reading Celebrating Cincinnati Cuisine #3 – Goetta

A Triple Throwback Thursday salute to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts

Yes, I know it is Wednesday, give me a minute to explain One of my favorite performing venues in the world is the Philharmonic Center for the Arts in Naples, Florida. I was part of a terrific team of people who opened the theater thirty two years ago today (November 3, 1989). To celebrate that … Continue reading A Triple Throwback Thursday salute to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts

Personal Memories on the 20th Anniversary of the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Whenever we reach a round number anniversary of a notable event the media pulls out all the stops in their coverage and special editions. I have written previously of my experiences on that date in New York City and will, briefly, here again today. But even before I moved to the Big Apple I often … Continue reading Personal Memories on the 20th Anniversary of the Attacks of September 11, 2001