Month: January 2021

Snow Days in Baltimore

Living here in the Mid-Atlantic area of the country, our winters are usually fairly mild, while we do get the occasional heavy snowfall, we oftentimes go through the winter without any major snow storms. I was thinking about this on the way back from the store yesterday as I experienced once again the primordial hunter/gathering instinct kick in at the supermarkets as people rushed to get their milk, bread and toilet paper. It has to..

Baltimore’s Best Athletes Through the Decades

Growing up in Baltimore in the 60’s, sports was a major part and influence in my life. Not only did I participate in neighborhood sports such as baseball, football, basketball, and others, but I also followed the local sports teams; the Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Colts, the Baltimore Bullets and even the Baltimore Clippers. If I wasn’t playing sports, I would oftentimes be watching or going to the games at Memorial Stadium or the Civic..

New Year’s Past and Present.

Another year has come and gone and while some celebrated, many others said good riddance to one of the worst years that most of us have ever experienced. Between the Covid-19 virus and the ensuing lockdowns that are still occurring which has devastated economies around the world, well, there hasn’t been much to celebrate. I was thinking of New Year’s past, and growing up in the late 50’s and early 60’s, and I recall some..