The scammer that almost got me.

The e-mail didn’t initially look suspicious. And that’s what almost caught me. Yesterday I checked my e-mail, as I normally do, when I received a message from an old college acquaintance.  We dated a couple of times in college, but it never really worked out.  Mostly because she was into guys that were not named…

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When Rivers Casino changed the rules…

I currently spend my Wednesday nights playing trivia at Rivers Casino in Schenectady.  They have a nice game, there’s plenty of decent competition, and I often finish in the top three teams more times than not. Now what this means is – when you finish in the top three at Rivers Casino, you receive a…

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My accepted entries into the Thacher Park Nature Show are …

The fun part about the Thacher Park Nature Show is that I get to take my best outdoor photos and turn them into something wonderful.  I went through my Adirondacks photos, my Washington State vacation photos, and any other nature-based photos … and submitted my four for this year. The other day, I received word…

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Time for the Trivia Unification Tournament

Nothing like waking up on Sunday morning in Boston … driving through nasty roads and snowy terrain to get back to the 518 … and competing in my second consecutive trivia cham0pionship competition. And there were some wins … and losses … in my effort to claim the first-ever Capital District Trivia Unification Tournament, a…

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7 and 7 on Saturday, February 17, 2018

Good morning everyone.  I hope you all have a great weekend planned.  And the best way to start off a great weekend … is to read some blog posts by several great bloggers, writers, raconteurs, ruminators and the like. That’s why I do this post every Saturday morning.  It’s nice to share.  Sharing is caring. …

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Where does Stormy Daniels fit in the history of political extramaritals?

This is classic.  At some point in time, while his wife Melania was recovering from bearing his fifth child, Donald Trump had an extramarital affair with adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, professionally known as Stormy Daniels.  And as political scandals go, this is rather juicy, shall we say.  And although Stormy Daniels told her story…

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Forty items for the Treasure Chest – and you can contribute, too!

Several of my Facebook friends have shared a picture from an upcoming charity project.  The picture works as such – instead of giving up some pleasurable item for Lent, like sweets or the like … do something charitable that will help others. So I decided to join the project … and am doing my own…

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