Buffalo

St. Patrick’s Day: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
I rarely recall good weather on St. Patrick’s Day.  I spent the first 45 years of my life in exceptionally cold climates.  For a time, I even lived in Buffalo, New York, a city considered the best place in America for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, accordin…
Longing for Global Warming
Who drove the Zamboni down local streets?  I told friends Friday night I could’ve made it to the Townsquare Media Christmas Party a lot more quickly on skates
It’s Now Donald Trump’s America (Opinion)
Donald Trump’s acceptance speech dominated our show today.  Reaction from our Top Story audience was quite strong.  I’ve taken each half-hour block and created 4 sequential videos for those who missed the program.  Do you want to know what your neighbor…
Snowbound! Christmas, 1978
I spent Christmas, 1978, shoveling.  All Christmas Day.  I was a junior in high school and it set a precedent.  The following year I worked 8 hours Christmas Day washing dishes.  In the years that followed I worked Christmas Days and nights and sometimes overnights at a hotel des…
Blended Families & Broken Refrigerators
Uncle Dave gave us our first lesson in integration.  When I was a little boy growing up in the 1960s my Aunt Ruth’s husband one day up and vanished.  He left behind a wife and four children.  Uncle Bill should’ve blended easily into Dad’…
My Grandfather’s Lasting Christmas Gift
From what I’ve been told my Grandfather Gordon struggled to provide for his family.  Not for lack of ambition but he was a product of his times.  Born on a farm in Missouri his family later moved to a small farm in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains...
Commentary: Trumping the Effete Media Pantywaists
The fellas over at the mainstream media continue to peddle a myth that all Americans are victims.  Up early this morning I clicked on the Drudge Report and found a link from the Marxist New York Times, the bible of academic and American elitist liberalism...
Taxes & Human Behavior: A Lesson in Logic for Liberals
I came across a few lessons in taxation today.  The links I’m writing about would appear to underscore the obvious and it still boggles my mind the folks on the left often can’t or refuse to grasp the logical.  The first comes from Stephen Moore writing at W…