Month: March 2009

A Difference

The following pairs of items are different things: Apple, Orange Public Servants, Politicians I don’t need to illustrate the first difference, but the second can be demonstrated by successive tweets I received from DUQ: Public Servents: Lawmakers and Power Companies Debate Rate Caps Politicians: Mayors Gather to DISCUSS Solar Energy…

Amusing

These two stories appeared right next to one another on CNN this morning (3rd and 4th from the bottom): Six die in California shooting Guy rows solo 2,950 miles, is exhausted All I can say is that my expectations of CNN have gotten so low that I was frankly a…

Frustrated

The picture above is from Busman’s Holiday. I’m not as anti-Luke as most of the blogging community, but to claim that the Ravenstahl/Onorato plan is good enough is just silly. I give Luke NO credit for it, it barely does anything except allow him to say “I pushed for campaign…

How Far can Pedro Alvarez Hit the Ball?

Pedro Alvarez, the Pirates #1 pick in last July’s draft has had an exciting spring. Reaching base in half of his appearances and clubbing three homeruns. What’s really exciting is just how far he can hit the ball though, we’re talking Stargel far here. Rumor has it that he hit…

Won't You Be My Neighbor

Watch the clip, Wear a Sweater. Of note is the fact that I’ll be looking ridiculous wearing my sweater around in 70 degree weather in charlotte. Do you think I could pull off sweater and shorts? I mean if I’m going to go ridiculous, I might as well do it…

Mike Madison on CNN

That’s the word. He mentions it here and here. Anderson Cooper tonight. Apparently a flattering story about how Pittsburgh stands out among rust belt cities.

Strawberry on her way

It’s unfortunate, but another great blog is gone from the burghosphere. I Luv Luke is dead. The archives haven’t been removed, if you’re new to the burghosphere (which a refreshing number of people appear to be) you may want to read through and enjoy a few chuckles.

WHAT?

Police kill driver after chaotic South Side chase Police shot and killed an unidentified 32-year-old man after a chaotic chase on Pittsburgh’s South Side early this morning. A city of Pittsburgh police office and a state trooper working together in the same unmarked vehicle on a DUI roving patrol chased…

Our Advice Is, Put Away Your Electronic Devices

Embedded video from CNN Video This caught my eye at CNN.  From a regular traveler, I appreciate the creativity that SWA and a handful of flight attendants from other airlines have started to show.  It does bring a smile to my face when it’s done right and help brighten up…

Broker Bouncing…. A game of "Put Another Way…"

I’m not going to say this outloud because I don’t want to jinx it, but I was in grade school the first time we hit 7000. Put Another Way… Mayor Bloomberg actually kicked off the pothole revolution last week, by fixing the one on the corner of Wall and Broad….