ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD: WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A REAL PITTSBURGH PIRATES FAN

Among my earliest memories are hot afternoons, listening to Bob Prince call the Pittsburgh Pirate game over the old radio my dad would drag out onto the porch, tripping Mom repeatedly in the kitchen with the stretched-out cord. The crackling sound of Prince’s voice and the raspy-whisperish quality of KDKA AM made it all incredibly […]

AMERICA, IT’S A TIME TO CALL UPON OUR HIGHER ANGELS

I haven’t blogged for a while. I’ve been off kilter, perhaps out of beat, overly concerned, or maybe even frightened about what’s becoming of My America. I have never been political, and have never voiced my opinions like this before. I don’t presume to tell others what to think or feel or believe. These are […]

KITCHEN WITCHES AND KITCHEN ANGELS

Who loves to cook? Oh lord, I absolutely LOVE cooking. Even when we plan a vacation, I make sure the kitchen in the house we rent is well appointed and ready for me to cook as many meals as my fellow vacationers will allow. I plan the menu months in advance. I bring the items […]