Throwback Thursday – My Reds do not have the worst record in baseball – for now…

So in my occasional Throwback Thursday series - The Cincinnati Reds! Woo-hoo! So if you follow baseball you know that my Cincinnati Reds have gotten off to a historically bad start. For one of the first times in this season, we do not have the worst record in major league baseball. For 2022 that is … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – My Reds do not have the worst record in baseball – for now…

“Happy Birthday, Leonard” to be mounted in Sarasota

My short play "Happy Birthday, Leonard" will be part of the Theatre Odyssey Seventeenth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival in Sarasota, Florida. There will be three evening shows from Thursday, June 9 - Friday, June 11 at 7:30 PM. There will also be a matinee at 2 PM, Sunday, June 12. I will be at that … Continue reading “Happy Birthday, Leonard” to be mounted in Sarasota

Throwback Thursday – a long ago family Cincinnati Reds game as their 2022 Campaign is launched!

If you read this blog at all regularly you already know my life long love of the Cincinnati Reds. Though delayed, the Reds will open their season in Atlanta tonight. It is only the third time since 1890 that the Reds have not opened the season in Cincinnati. The last time that happened was in … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – a long ago family Cincinnati Reds game as their 2022 Campaign is launched!

Trying to be a patient Cincinnati Reds Fan

There is unease in Reds Nation. Management recently traded away two of the fan's (and mine) favorite players, Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez to the Seattle Mariners. There is much rending of clothing, gnashing of teeth and bitter complaining on Reds social media. But calm down folks. Suarez seriously underperformed recently, even though he is … Continue reading Trying to be a patient Cincinnati Reds Fan

Baseball is back! and my play has its world premiere performance this evening!

Finally, Major League Baseball and its players have come to a tentative agreement that looks like it will stick. While I am upset that my Cincinnati Reds will not open at home for only the third time since they joined the National League in 1890, I'll take it. They will start the season in Atlanta … Continue reading Baseball is back! and my play has its world premiere performance this evening!

Disappointed but excited for the future

Well, my Bengals did not win Super Bowl LVI. Sure I was a bit crestfallen, but I have several upbeat thoughts about the game. It was an exciting and competitive game. Too many Super Bowls are boring and blowouts. I like seeing games decided in the last minutes.There have been many complains about officiating (especially … Continue reading Disappointed but excited for the future

Super Bowl LVI – The Big Game – The Big Day – My Prediction (as if you didn’t know)

After celebrating the cuisine of Cincinnati on this blog for the last week, I don't think there is any doubt who I think will win. It has been a long stretch of waiting and rebuilding for the professional teams of the Queen City. I am still waiting on another title for my beloved Reds and … Continue reading Super Bowl LVI – The Big Game – The Big Day – My Prediction (as if you didn’t know)

Celebrating Cincinnati Cuisine #7 – Hudepohl Beer and the source of the “Who Dey” chant

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 #7 – Hudepohl Beer and the source of the “Who Dey” chant

Celebrating Cincinnati Cuisine #6 – Cincinnati Style Chili (with a call out to National Peppermint Patty Day)

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 #6 – Cincinnati Style Chili (with a call out to National Peppermint Patty Day)