You are cordially invited to Jeff Bracco’s Birthday Party in Quarantine. We are throwing it a day early so he can party into the wee hours of the night. DATE: 11 August 2020 TIME: 7 p.m. EDT It will be on Zoom, please contact me with an email. I will send you a secure link to join us or if you would like more information. The theme is Stanley Cup in Quarantine. (even if the Pens don’t get past the […]
I know we rely on social and mass media to inform us, but somehow the warnings back in March to not repeat 1918 haven’t worked. I’ve been holding off on expressing this lately, but now is the time to tackle the running back with the ball, before more blood is shed: How we can unite to live in a world with COVID-19. Why we need to pay attention to the protests in Portland from a constitutional point of view. What […]
Pittsburgh, a sister city to Wuhan, China, saw only modest cases for months. In the last two weeks, cases are suddenly soaring. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/12/us/coronavirus-pittsburgh-pennsylvania.html
Coach K is one of the best college basketball coaches in the United States. Now that Pitt is in the ACC we get to see him more often now. This statement was pretty direct. I guess that should help with my stress over taking the field this fall due to Covid-19 and taking a knee during the anthem. As an adult and role model, its just as important to provide an example for the student athletes to be free to […]
Before you go off the deep end with what the Minneapolis City Council is doing, understand that everybody is doing what they lawfully can do. If you’ve never been to Camden, it was a very interesting city back in the 2008 window. Whitney and I were basically whisked between parking and the concert venue and you could tell something was just broken. In retrospect, it sounds like Camden really tried to do a better job for their community. Here’s an […]
https://www.propublica.org/article/two-coasts-one-virus-how-new-york-suffered-nearly-10-times-the-number-of-deaths-as-california Right now the United States of America is anything but united. We have states doing one thing and el presidente pushing to do something different. After taking in some sightings of large gatherings over the Memorial Day weekend, I’m hoping that we don’t see a resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the next few weeks. So what will Crosby continue to help us do? Social Distance, Walk on trails not around other people, wash our piggy’s often and wear a […]
How many of you traveled more than 10 miles this holiday weekend? How many of you got out in nature this weekend? Dog walk? Boat ride? 5k run? SUP on the river? Fishing? Bike ride? Luckily in the Pittsburgh region summer arrived. Sunscreen was required and shade was a good thing. What else did we do this holiday? Connect with the Arrigo cousins on Zoom. Some dialed in, while others connected on laptops or tablets. It was good to see […]
Times are dark, yet there is space for hope. We are vulnerable but we still need to spread love and practice gratitude. Times will get better so lets do a little song and dance for hope and physical togetherness.