Monthly Archives: September 2009

Stazione Termini

I came home yesterday and watched “Terminal Station,” a Vittorio De Sica film starring Montgomery Clift and Jennifer Jones.  It certainly wasn’t one of his best works, like “Bicycle Thieves” or “Umberto D.”  It seemed more like a preview of … Continue reading

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Last Chance Harvey

I ate only a peanut butter sandwich before I went to work yesterday.  I heard on the news that the girl named Lucy who inspired the Beatles song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” had died.  I was very relieved … Continue reading

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Marley & Me

I awoke a couple times during the night and listened to part of a news program on the radio.  I heard that Roman Polanski had been arrested in Switzerland.  I tried to stay awake for the review of the new … Continue reading

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Adventureland

After I awoke on Saturday morning, I looked through an abstract algebra book written by Joe Gallian.  I wondered if he was still teaching classes on Beatles music.  I watched a bit of the news and saw that Lisa Chan … Continue reading

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Madagascar: Return 2 Africa

I spent some time on Thursday night browsing through the bins at the record store.  I came away with three purchases, The Jam’s “In the City,” World Party’s “Goodbye Jumbo,” and Fugazi’s “Repeater.”  I was satisfied with my haul for … Continue reading

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Changeling

I got tired of hearing Mike and Mike on ESPN Radio talk about whether a good quarterback had to be a good leader.  I saw a story about Mackenzie Phillips on the CBS Early Show.  I kept staring at her … Continue reading

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Clayton Mortensen’s Loss

I like watching the AT&T commercial with the guy who gets the updates on his favorite soap from the neighborhood kids.  I notice that it’s the girl with the big mouth, standing in the middle, who does all the talking … Continue reading

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Trevor Cahill’s Tenth Win

Yesterday morning I watched Rachael Ray talk about how pork rinds were healthier than potato chips.  I planned my trip to visit my parents for Christmas, and I went out to the grocery store.  I bought grapes, yogurt, salad, burritos, … Continue reading

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Edgar Gonzalez’s Batting Practice Pitches

I listened to John Stewart’s “California Bloodlines” album as I went to work yesterday.  One of the maintenance people let me in the building.  Elizabeth Wenger hasn’t been doing the traffic reports on KPIX recently.  It’s been Liza Batallones.  I … Continue reading

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Adam Kennedy’s 2 Insurance RBI

On Saturday night, I had an odd dream that I was replacing a cartridge in a printer, but then it broke, and I got black ink all over my white shirt.  It was a disaster. When I left the apartment … Continue reading

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