Author Archives: sjs1959

About sjs1959

I am 132 years old,Buddhist yet Druidish at heart, happily in love with a beautiful woman, a fan of both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox, more liberal than you could ever dream of, and handsome in my own right.

It’s really almost Christmas!

I realized, to my horror, that  I have not posted here since April, so I thought I would come back and tell you how things are going. I am in the process of buying a home and all that goes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Since when did Hernando become the center of the artisan bread universe??

Hello, my name is Steve, and I am addicted to artisan breads.  This was brought home to me a while ago when I went to opening day at the Botanic Garden’s Farmers Market. I was walking through when I came … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

We are losing a great Mid-Southerner, a great musician and singer, a great PERSON

It appears that Levon Helm’s long battle with cancer nearing an end, and it is not ending as any of us wished.  His wife and daughter announced on his website that the 71-year-old native of Marvell, AR was “in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A legend knows when to leave…

Hi guys, I thought I would come back here to blog about baseball for a minute, I have been in bliss with Susan, so I haven’t been writing. However, with today’s news that Chipper Jones is retiring at the end … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Just as I thought, my body is fighting me

I have been obese for the better part of my life, and despite serious attempts to lose weight, it always came back. Thanks to this NY Times article (hat tip to Aunt B), I understand a little better now, although … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tom Jones with CSNY????? Yes, it is!

Why? Why not? This has to be something you never expected!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

BREATHE, Cardinal Fans.

As Hyman Roth would say, “This is the business that we have chosen”.  After weighing far more factors than you could imagine, Albert Pujols turned down A) a lesser contract offer from the Cardinals and B) a HIGHER contract offer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment