Author Archives: joeref

34 Years in An Instant…

I remember 1980 was an unusually warm year. Even the month of December seemed sort of balmy.  It was a Sunday afternoon like any other.  I was packing up my briefcase to head off to work at Oceans New York, … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Jets Need a QB Again

#455560600 / gettyimages.com   Just when it couldn’t get any more ridiculous,  the NY JETS have found a plethora of ways to infuriate the fans, mystify the media and completely amaze and confound onlookers from around the league.   Where … Continue reading

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CROZ, a Masterful Musical Effort, 19 years in the Making

David Crosby is American music icon.  Born in Los Angeles on August 14, 1941, Crosby has led a varied oft times controversial life. He was a founding member of two widely known classic pop-rock bands: The Byrds and Crosby Stills … Continue reading

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Freefalling Jets Look to the Future…Again

If you’re a long time JET fan like myself,  you’re probably used to the scenario by now.  Promising collection of players being lead by a newbie QB who can’t seem to get it together fat enough to placate the fans, … Continue reading

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Jets Season Crashes as Geno Burns

What looked like it might be a promising season on the rise for the New York Jets has come crashing back to earth only a few short weeks into the season. An 18 point lead at Lambeau Field is a … Continue reading

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Here we Go Again…the NFL 2014 is About to Get Rockin’!

  Just as the METS sail out of contention, just when the NBA season still seems long off, just when Indian Summer comes sweltering up the coastline, the NFL comes rumbling back into town for another season of full tilt … Continue reading

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NY METS not far from contention…if they make the right moves!

Harvey…Wheeler…deGrom…Niese…Gee…Syndergard…Colon…Montero…this MONSTER rotation or some version of it, could conceiveably have the NY METS in championship contention the next 10 years.           The Relief pitching can also be on a higher level with a healthy  Parnell, … Continue reading

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Kale…Easy to Grow and Good for You!

I’ve been growing kale for several years.  This vegetable is really easy to grow, the bugs seem to ignore it and the harvest is usually quite abundant.  We do two different types.  These shots were taken in our plot late … Continue reading

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Thoughts on NY Jet Great…Joe Klecko

I am a lifelong New York Jet fan so I must admit that my feelings towards Joe Klecko are colored by my allegiance and fan-dom.  That said, #73 was undoubtedly one of the greatest, if not the greatest defensive lineman … Continue reading

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Growing Vegetables- Summer 2014- Part 6

The growing season is in full swing here on Long Island and it’s been quite a good season at that.  We grow garlic every year and I’d highly recommend it.  It’s a simple crop to grow, the seed stock is … Continue reading

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