THE REAL BEGINNING – GARRY ARMSTRONG

As much as I hate telephones, I loathed pagers. I was, admittedly, spoiled by years of minimal interference in the field. We did the usual schtick on the 2-way. Hand over mouth responding, “We can’t hear you. You’re breaking up. We’re headed to the story. No landlines. Sorry, can’t hear you”. There was one phone … Continue reading THE REAL BEGINNING – GARRY ARMSTRONG

ALL’S WELL? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s February Expressions 1 All's Well That Ends Well Isn't that what everyone who murdered a bad guy always says? After which the judge says: "Um, I don't really think so." All's well that ends well if everyone plays by the same rules which typically, people don't. Let's take the impeachment trial. Strike that. Let's … Continue reading ALL’S WELL? – Marilyn Armstrong

THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

Kobe Bean Bryant There probably is no need to explain to you who Kobe Bryant was. You probably knew before the tragic helicopter accident last Sunday that took his life and that of 8 others, including his 13-year-old daughter. Even if you did not follow the NBA or the Los Angeles Lakers, you likely knew … Continue reading THE NBA REACH – RICH PASCHALL

OLD WEST TIME TRAVEL: NON-WHITE VERSION – GARRY ARMSTRONG

I've always loved time travel stories, especially when they have happy endings. I used to think I’d love to be back in the Old West. Ya know where I’m going with this. A man of color rides into town riding a handsome horse, wearing fine clothing -- and two guns. You can see the women, … Continue reading OLD WEST TIME TRAVEL: NON-WHITE VERSION – GARRY ARMSTRONG