November 22, 2019

  

So my pal Bill Green is retiring.  Yep, the amiable and talented host of “Bill Green’s Maine” is hanging it up after…get this…47 years at WLBZ/WCSH TV.  I was at these same stations for 22 years, which seemed like quite the stretch, but compared to Bill’s tenure?  Not so much....

October 28, 2019

Forty something years ago (gulp!) yours truly was “cutting cups” at Penobby. 

What does cutting cups mean, and where is Penobby? 

Well first, cutting cups refers to cutting into a golf green with a special tool that digs a round hole for the cup to be placed in. You know that thing the flag sticks out...

September 23, 2019

“I need a hero….I'm holding out for a hero 'til the end of the night…” 

Do these lyrics ring a bell? Step into the time machine with me; we’ll set the dial back 35 years, and step into 1984 together. Ghostbusters, the Karate Kid, Indiana Jones, and Beverly Hills Cop are drawing throngs of peeps to th...

March 11, 2019

I am a proud Duke grad, so it is not surprising that I am also a proud Duke fan. Yet, I am a different kind of proud Duke fan. While “fan” is short for “fanatical,” I am not part of the fanatical element of the Duke fan clan. Believe it or not, I actually like and respect the Tar Heels too (not as m...

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