Category Archives: new york

My Part in the Greatest Election Upset in American History

When Dad and his buds took me to my first Albany Senators baseball game not long after he came back from the war I must have been about 5, and still couldn’t crack open a peanut by myself, so I … Continue reading

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The Big Wind Chill

Mick’s icy post brings back other memories, like the one I’m about to relate. This was back before the wimpy things they call winters today, this was in the time of diamond winters, when the Albany streets were always icyslick … Continue reading

Posted in albany, elm street, fatherhood, ice, new york, route 9J, siberia, staat's express, wind chill, winter | 3 Comments