Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Namesake

That’s my grandson- and future wearer of the Master’s hallowed green jacket- Sam. He lives in Boston with his mother, Natasha, his father, Zach, and his three month old sister, Caroline, aka Carly.   This post is about how Sam … Continue reading

Posted in Baby names, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Parents, pop culture | 10 Comments

Baker’s Secret

Author’s Note: For the last few posts, those of you reading me on iPhones may have noticed that some of the photographs are not oriented correctly.  They’re sideways. After attempting to fix this problem for days, I finally went to … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Chocolate chip cookies | 14 Comments

Pure ‘Bwa

This post is dedicated to Sandy and Denny Rosen.  Keepers of the flame. Take a look at the guy in the matching red shirt on the steps behind me. If you don’t know him, that’s Denny Rosen, Director of Camp … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Ojibwa, Post Camp, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Day Drink Believer

Author’s Note:  Hi, Dear Readers.  I’m off on my annual summer fling to Eagle River.  See you back here on Sunday, August 21.  But first to the (monkey) business at hand… I’ve come to a crossroads, guys.  Just check out those … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Champagne, Hamburgers, Milwaukee, pop culture, RL Bar, Travel | 16 Comments

Post Time

Author’s Note:  This post is dedicated to the great Phil Georgeff. A couple of Sundays ago I spent the day at Arlington Park. The last time I was there it had to be 1986.  We ran into our waiters from … Continue reading

Posted in Arlington Park Race Track, Horseracing | 9 Comments

Dear Abby

(Photograph by Mary Lu Roffe) As you may know, I have been back in the dating game for awhile now.  And I always discuss the pros and cons of my various suitors with my brother Kenny. Don’t ask me why … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, Dating, pop culture | 27 Comments