The re-enactment of the WWII battle for the Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany, is a pretty big deal 'round these parts. It's always easy to get good art, so I don't mind the assignment, although after this year - for lots of reasons - I may avoid it. In any case, read about the re-enactment … Continue reading Remagen and Tidioute
So, I have two big pieces of news today. First of all, the Warren County Children's Advocacy Center is opening up at the end of this month/beginning of August and I could not be more stoked. When I interviewed for this job at the paper I answered the obligatory "where will you be in five … Continue reading Minchin Monday (on Tuesday) and Bomb Planes
Rewrote Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Because it's weird when your mom drives overtown with a ladder on her car to climb in your window and rock you as a grown man.
Last night, I got to ride a drift trike. What's a drift trike, you ask? It's the most badass toy ever. Read about it here. Look at it here: Today, the Fourth of July celebration continues in Warren, with all the stuff from yesterday, plus the Allegany River Indian Dancers and the Cutest Baby contest. … Continue reading Indian Dancers, Cute Babies, and Drift Trikes
The Fourth of July is kind of a big deal in our little town of Warren, Pa. There's nothing wrong with that. I mean, I'm not particularly patriotic, especially considering the ass clown we've got as the face of our apparently doomed nation at the moment. But whatever. It's good art for the paper. I'll … Continue reading The Fourth and Small Towns
I'm rewriting classic children's stories this month in my columns. So far I'm pretty proud of my updates. What do you think? Read this week's here and let me know. How would your day go if you were Alexander?
I walked into work today to find a gift certificate to The Plaza on my desk. Well. It was in my keyboard. Along with the crumbs of countless cheddar jalapeno bagels and the dried remains of sneezes past. It's pretty biohazardous in there, if I'm honest. The gift certificate was from someone I interviewed last … Continue reading A Veteran and a Gift