Bobmill: The final story

Every time around this year, around Father’s Day, depression hits me.  I am reminded of how many of my friends are celebrating Father’s Day with their beloved fathers – or are posting memories on social media of their beloved fathers who have been called to Glory. I don’t have those memories.  My biological father, Robert…

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Why I support Kirsten Gillibrand for President (and so should you)!

We’ve got nearly two dozen men and women who have declared their intent to run for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020. And depending on your personal situation, depending on what you want for our future, you might feel that Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren or Kamala Harris or any of…

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Hating what you don’t understand

NOTE: Today’s blog post contains very coarse language and situations.  Reader discretion is advised. Even though I don’t have to protect this clown’s identity if I don’t want to … for the balance of this story, you will know him as Art.  Art was about three or four years older than me, and when I…

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House of Stairs – the most mind-bending YA novel I’ve ever read

So here’s the plotline.  Five young men and women – all orphaned – wake up in a room unlike any other.  Staircases that go long distances to nowhere.  And a red food machine that will only dispense nutrients if the teenagers perform specific gestures. Forget Hunger Games or Twilight or any of the other dystopian…

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Thanks for all the good things, All Over Albany

It was ten years ago – way back when my blog was hosted on a do-it-yourself blogspot.com blogging platform – that I first met Greg Dahlmann and Mary Darcy.  They were the operators of a Capital District-themed news and information website, All Over Albany.  Both were friendly and encouraging, and they hosted my blog on…

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