Madonna Della Cava Videos and Photos

Last weekend was the 2nd weekend in August so once again it was time for the Madonna Della Cava Festival at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fitchburg Mass. As always the festival began with a procession The 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus were on hand as an escort as the Roma band … Continue reading Madonna Della Cava Videos and Photos

Why do the media insist on distorting the political spectrum?

Ever since the nomination of President Trump the media began to recycle those tired old clichés.  I’m sure you know the ones I'm talking about.  The most often recited claims are that all those on the political right are Fascists and those same people are all bigots.   Neither of those claims is remotely true but … Continue reading Why do the media insist on distorting the political spectrum?

MLB 2017 A plethora of Remarkable Races

If you are looking for a distraction from the news of the day and a lot of people are these days, you're in luck.  Major League Baseball is giving us a some division and wild card races this season that (unless you are a fan of the NL East) really fits the bill. Let's start … Continue reading MLB 2017 A plethora of Remarkable Races

Triggered by . . . Fanny Hill?

Fifty years ago I was an avid young reader who would eagerly devour any book in front of me. Back then I attended an all-girl's Catholic school, and when I was twelve years old or so, I found out that the Catholic Church had a list of banned books: Index Librorum Prohibitorum. The Index became a … Continue reading Triggered by . . . Fanny Hill?

4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Let’s face it; everyone makes mistakes when they are younger. Whether it was a night of underage debauchery with your parent’s pilfered booze or a dare to rob the cash register at the local 7-Eleven, you might still be reeling in the wake of that bad decision today. People who were arrested as a youth … Continue reading 4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Trump vs North Korea & China: The Strong Horse Rides Again!

For the last two weeks the media's meme on the North Korean issue was a story of spectacle. We had the spectacle of North Korea making belligerent threats against the United States and specifically targeting the US territory of Guam and the spectacle of the media going after the Trump administration on North Korea and … Continue reading Trump vs North Korea & China: The Strong Horse Rides Again!