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And Now the Green Bay Packers

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

The Browns will face the Green Bay Packers this week. It is a strange attitude I find myself adopting. Everything in me always screams for a victory but I am so convinced the team is heading in the wrong direction that I find myself strangely ambivalent on some level. In order for there to be […]

Thoughts on the Browns from 2009

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

I wrote this blog post in 2009 before my team, the Browns played the Packers. I was rereading this as it was posted on a now-defunct blog but I still had a copy. I like our new coach and I am intrigued by what I see on the field but as I read this, from […]

Impromptu Rifle Range and Lessons Learned!

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Post Parris Island rifle range refresher course; some lessons are learned well and quickly!

Someone in Baltimore defended Art Modell on a Cleveland site!

Friday, June 25th, 2010

This person wrote: Give it a rest small-minded Cleveland fans … Art was, and is, a great man who deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Forget your pettiness for a minute and look back at all of the innovations he brought to the game (football doubleheaders, tons of special promotional nights, etc.). He […]

Me and John Wayne

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

In Ohio the licensing laws require student drivers to have a certain number of hours before a student can test for his license. My Grandmother Esther lived in Ravenswood West Virginia and I lived in Cleveland Ohio with my wife and kids. Timothy, my youngest son, had his learners permit and I decided that some […]

Grandmother Esther Raises the Stakes

Monday, October 12th, 2009

My Grandmother Esther was a neat elderly lady, well, not always elderly, I am sure at some point in her life she was young, but this story takes place after elderly became an accurate adjective. Life has a way of getting in the way of all the things we want to do and so I […]