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BIG TRUCKS FOR BIG JOBS

If you’ve got a big job, I mean really big, you’ll need big trucks to get ‘er done. Why big trucks? Because big jobs usually have a delivery component. You may not need the truck ‘on’ the job, but you’ll need a visit. Building a house? Big trucks are in your future. Building a skyscraper? […]

Willie Nelson Brings More To Portland Than His Band

The old guitar picker takes the stage tonight at McMenamins Edgefield. Willie Nelson, all eighty five years of himself, takes the stage after opener Allison Krause.   More important, he’s on the cover of AARP magazine. Why is that important? How many public figures don’t want to talk about age? In a youth motivated culture, […]

DEADSPIN’S ‘WHY YOUR TEAM SUCKS’ IS NO WAY TO LEARN ABOUT ARIZONA

  Arizona is a lovely place. A little warmer than most, but still worth a visit. Deadspin’s annual take down of every team in the NFL paints a different picture. It’s supposed to be funny and sports related, something the rest of the world finds confusing. Football isn’t a world sport like soccer, like basketball. […]

LEARNING CURVE ON BEING A DUCK FAN

A VooDoo Mask Made Of Duck Bones Sends The Wrong Message. Too often the current ‘golden boy’ in sports can’t take a rub. Rub too hard and you’ll see what’s underneath, like Johnny Football and Jameis Winston. Do the same with Marcus Mariota and he just gets more shine. Today he faces his biggest challenge […]

WHY DID MARK CUBAN CROSS THE STREET?

Because His Dallas Mavericks Are Out Of The NBA Playoffs, Or…? Professional sports owners are always working with their team. It’s non-stop with no off-season. Some of them need a break. Jerry Jones ought to take some time off from plunging the Dallas Cowboys into another 8-8 season. George Steinbrenner got time off after his […]

Boomer Hits The Road

10 States With The Lowest Overhead According To money.msn.com. Baby Boomers love a good deal. We’ve perfected phrases like, “What do you need to get for that?” It’s embarrassing to others when we go into bargain mode at the Safeway check-out, not so much at a flea market. If everything has a price, then so do […]