OnwardMobility’s taking pre-order information for the new BlackBerry!

It’s 4:00 in the morning, and i just checked my BlackBerry KEYone phone to see if anything happened in the world last night. Couple of e-mails, oh wait… someone sent me a message through the contact info in my blog. Okay, let’s see what’s going on. “Appreciate your postings and viewpoint on the new Blackberry…

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Do I want to try Cincinnati Skyline Chili?

I’ve been known to add new recipes in my dining experience. When I go on a trip and eat at a local restaurant, I tell the server, “Please recommend your local dish. I didn’t come all the way from Albany to not at least try something from here.” Which is why, although I don’t know…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene laughs at your dead relatives.

First of all, if I’m writing a blog post about Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Q-GA-14), it isn’t because she introduced some outstanding, groundbreaking, bipartisan legislation in Congress. Nah, she’s never done that. What she HAS done is essentially user her time in office to glorify her position in life. She’s tried to pick fights with…

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Let’s record an album in quarantine.

I have been a fan of the rock band Dragon for nearly 40 years. It all started when a Melbourne, Australia-based friend shipped me a cassette of their then-current hit “Rain,” along with some of their earlier tracks. A few years alter, I was blessed to interview several of the band members for a Goldmine…

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Well, I guess you guys like the photo.

Yesterday, I posted this film shot that I took from I-787 of the decrepit, crumbling, give-gallon-Visine-with-a-Murine-chaser eyesore known as Central Warehouse. At the time of the photo, the building’s owner decided to drape the facade with a big American flag. Of course, if you’re riding by and you saw the flag on the side of…

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Old Glory on Older Inglorious

Central Warehouse in downtown Albany was originally constructed as a cold storage facility for the chain of A&P grocery stores. Eventually, it changed hands and became known as “Central Warehouse,” a big, imposing monolith that was visible throughout Albany’s Warehouse District. But its usefulness faded over time, and it became more of an eyesore on…

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My entries for the 2021 Big E photography competition

While COVID-19 clobbered all my usual photo competition events, the Big E held a series of online photo competitions, each one with a specific theme. My photo of the Jericho Drive-In – which at that time, was being used to host a high school graduation – claimed a best in category and, technically, its own…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, July 17, 2021

Good morning, blog faithful. It’s time now for me to step aside for the day, and to showcase the wonderful blog output of my fellow bloggers, photographers and podcasters. I do this every week at this time, so sit back and enjoy what’s cooking. BLOGS FOR HEALTH Marc Beebe’s “Wandering Words,” “Kind of Blind.“ BLOGS…

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The Marvel Sacred Timeline

Tony Goldmark is a really good person. I met him at a few “Weird Al” Yankovic fan conventions (yes, I go to “Weird Al” Yankovic fan conventions, deal with it), and Tony’s created several different podcasts and YouTube features over the years. He’s an expert on Walt Disney’s theme parks, and he’s written detailed synopses…

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