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Prime Time Boxing Bust

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Prime Time Boxing. SATURDAY NIGHT! EXCLUSIVE! It is being hailed as boxing returns to broadcast TV. Am I suppose to cheer like a third grader at a birthday party? NBC thinks so. The network is ringing the promotional bell like a Salvation Army Santa with palsy. Boxing […]

The New Driver

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Driving with a new driver. You see that curb? You check that side view mirror? Oh man that car is close! You aren’t planning on driving with the rear wiper on the whole way are you? My son is 15. He’s a good kid, but he’s […]

Seattle Cancer 2

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. accompanying mom on her chemo therapy appointment in Seattle. We walk through the airy, art filled lobby and ring for the elevator. The waiting area to go up is like most hospitals. Sick people being assisted by not so sick people. The elevator door opens. It’s […]

Seattle Cancer

You know what’s crazy ?I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Seattle Cancer Center. I am driving to Seattle from Portland. It’s a 3 hour drive up the I-5. I am crossing rivers of sparkling blue so beautiful I expect salmon to leap out of the water and do a pirouette in front of me. I am driving through […]

2015 Combine

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The NFL Combine. Big men jumping. Massive men running, Future millionaires throwing and bench pressing. It’s muscles on top of hamstrings on top of biceps. It’s the NFL future on display. It’s like high-priced meat in a butcher shop. This is the NFL equivalent of a Victoria’s […]

LIVE LONG AND PROSPER

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Spock Dead. Set phasers to stun! Shields up. Warp Factor 8 Mr. Sulu. Spock is dead. The preeminent 1st officer of all time. The news was shocking to all Sci Fi fans. If this was a movie, he’d survive or return in the next movie. I […]

mom

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Moms. There’s something wonderful about moms. Mom are life. Moms are warmth. Moms are the life blood of creation. Even when you are a 50-year-old man, mom makes you feel like a snuggly 2-year-old. Moms have the power to remind you what it’s like to wear feety pajamas and […]

Coffee Pot Reunion

In honor of you mom….. You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Brewing coffee in a metallic coffee pot on an open flame. It makes me feel like Clint Eastwood in High Plains drifter. “If you wake before me, use this,” my mom says the night before. She pulls the steel coffee pot […]

The weight of the world

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The weight of the world. Have you ever just been so overwhelmed, you feel like you are going to explode. Have you ever thought your shoulders were going to crumble under the strain of an invisible force? Your heart races, and your ears get fuzzy as […]

The pedestrian live shot

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Wasting time. I have just spent the last 4 hours sitting in a news car. While sitting here I have seen 20 airplanes fly over head. I have been stared at by a dozen old women who have probably called the police. Four wasted hours! I […]