Monthly Archives: September 2013

OUTLOOK HOPEFUL FOR 2014 METS

Today the NY METS made a move that wasn’t all that unexpected.  They extended Terry Collins contract 2 years into a future that is looking hopeful and interesting.  In my opinion Collins did an admirable job considering what he had … Continue reading

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WHEN THEY WERE BOYS – A NEW LARRY KANE TRIUMPH

I am reading a truly great book by Larry Kane…the newsman who traveled with the Beatles on their ’64 and ’65 American tours.  He later became quite close to John Lennon and stays friendly with Paul and Ringo even today. … Continue reading

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STARTLING AND HOPEFUL COMMENTS FROM POPE FRANCIS

I was born and raised into a Roman Catholic family.  Over the years I’ve found myself at odds with many of the church’s practices, procedures and dogma.  As the years have rolled by my disenchantment with the church has lead … Continue reading

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The TEST Continues for Mr. Smith-Bills @ Jets

And so the education of one Geno Smith continues today at the Jersey Medowlands as the Buffalo Bills visit the NEW YORK JETS in an important division game.  Smith has been typically rookie in his first two starts. He played … Continue reading

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JETS YOUNG DEFENSE PLAYS GREAT IN TOUGH LOSS

Check my previous posts.  The NY JETS 2013 season will be a rough ride for the still coming together offense.  The Young defense on the other hand will be a thrill to watch as they grow and dominate opponents. Last … Continue reading

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Russell’s Brand of Humour – In Many Ways it’s Quite Enlightening

A few years ago while channel surfing my way through a dull evening I came across one of those inane entertainment talk shows where brainless bleach blondes extol the dubious virtues of the latest pop culture heroes / phenomenons. I … Continue reading

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Folk Hero makes HUGE kick for G-G-G-GENO and the JETS!

Like everything they do,  the NY JETS got a hard fought and highly improbable victory yesterday over the incredibly inept REVIS ISLAND PIRATEs aka the TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS.       One could see in the Monday newspaper stories already … Continue reading

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Syrian Nightmare Requires Immediate American Intervention

436 Children suffered horrible deaths at the hands of their own government in Syria.  It is undeniable now that The Assad regime has used poison SARIN gas against their own people.  Regardless of your political affiliation,  it is obvious and … Continue reading

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REBUILDING JETS LIMPING TOWARDS SEASON OPENER

The NY JETS 2013 season is only a few days away and the questions abound on both offense and defense. I’ve been following the Green and White since 1967 and I cannot EVER remember a season with so much uncertainty … Continue reading

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The Tomato Blight Continues to Haunt Long Island Farmers & Gardeners

I’ve been growing tomatoes in the Greenlawn Organic Gardens for the last 10 years or so.  The first 5 years our crop was so huge that we were giving tomatoes away to everyone we knew.  We were making sauce practically … Continue reading

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