Terp Vampire Dude

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:12 PM ON FRI JAN 19 2018
I found a bunch of old pics in a folder on my computer, and had fun viewing them after quite a few years.  One that I …

Alternative Ways in Which You Can Get in Shape

• SUPERSANA   6:49 PM ON FRI JAN 19 2018
Are you looking for new ways to get back in shape after the holiday season? It’s not easy to do, and many people approach…

1-19-2018 What’s Happening?

•    1:12 PM ON FRI JAN 19 2018
Hello, everyone,
I’ve been missing on this site for a year because I could not resolve an access problem with WordPre…

BroadwayCon 2018 Preview

• SCRAPPY TRAVELS   9:09 AM ON FRI JAN 19 2018
In 2016, BroadwayCon started. I so wanted to go but I was snowed in, in Maryland and forced to watch the fun online from my…

NO ONE IS COMING YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE THAT CA…

• TEA FOR TWO AND A CROWD   6:50 AM ON FRI JAN 19 2018
 
Sharing my article about saving yourself.
 
Remember, those that need permission today, become those that don&…

Emergency room shuffle

• HOCO CONNECT   8:57 PM ON THU JAN 18 2018
      I wasn’t surprised to read of a woman being left at the bus stop outside of the University of Mar…

Missing My Incredible Wife

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   8:23 PM ON THU JAN 18 2018
Grief is such a powerful emotion.  I’ve been thinking about my wife, Teresa, a lot over the past few days, and it make…

Pain and Grief

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:56 PM ON WED JAN 17 2018
Found myself reliving some painful memories tonight.  In lieu of a regular post, let me just leave you with this verse…

Anniversary Weekend in D.C. Part II: Restauran…

• WHAT’S IN DAVE’S HEAD   9:34 PM ON WED JAN 17 2018
We got dressed for dinner and Ubered to Fiola, a prix-fixe restaurant on Pennsylvania about 10 blocks from the hotel. It’…

Anniversary Weekend in Washington, D.C.

• WHAT’S IN DAVE’S HEAD   10:06 PM ON TUE JAN 16 2018
Part I: A little history about the Willard HotelOver the long Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, Donna and I celebrated our a…

Snow Days

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:02 PM ON TUE JAN 16 2018
I’m still recovering from all of the bad news that hit the Pittsburgh sports world over the past several days.  To cla…

No. 1 for Parents

• PARENTSUCCESS WITH DR. MCINTIRE   1:36 PM ON TUE JAN 16 2018

May 3, 2010 by rogermcintire | Edit

After nature’s basics, the most important, the primary duty of being a parent…


A New Way to be Crafty

• SCRAPPY TRAVELS   7:54 AM ON TUE JAN 16 2018
I’ll admit when the concept of Paint Nights (groups of people get together to drink and paint the same picture) were first …

Cheapskate Pirates

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   7:10 PM ON MON JAN 15 2018
I became a Pittsburgh Pirates fan in 1979, as the Bucs won the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles.  My father gre…

Sign of our times

• HOCO CONNECT   7:09 AM ON MON JAN 15 2018
P.S.     When Trump is looking at countries to mock maybe he should look closer to home.  This might ex…

Dealing With A Loss

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   8:47 PM ON SUN JAN 14 2018
I should know better than to write about my sports teams.  This isn’t a sports blog.  But, as I mentioned in a po…

The Dating Idiot

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   10:21 PM ON SAT JAN 13 2018
I was recently asked if I was dating anyone.  I replied with a quick, “No.”  The last date I went on was over 4 y…

Republicans Must Break From the Shithole Presi…

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   5:13 PM ON SAT JAN 13 2018
The GOP is heading off the cliff with Trump.MILKOS/ABADONIAN/TIM BRADLEY/EDUARADO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/GETTYElection Day 2018 is l…

Haitians to the rescue?

• HOCO CONNECT   8:11 AM ON SAT JAN 13 2018
   With the obscene comments from our “genius” leader this week about Haiti I wanted to share some history that I…

Telling Your Story

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:26 PM ON FRI JAN 12 2018
We all have a story.  Maybe it’s your love story.  Or your coming of age story.  It may be a how you got you…

What Will Make You Happy?

• PARENTSUCCESS WITH DR. MCINTIRE   4:50 PM ON FRI JAN 12 2018
Our teens are forever following the latest news about their celebrities and the glamorous lives they lead. Surely success a…

All 31 ELVIS Movies in chronological order wat…

• DEENA’S DAYS   12:28 PM ON FRI JAN 12 2018
Last year when I couldn’t be in Memphis for Elvis’ 82nd Birthday, I celebrated by watching all 31 of his movies…

HOW DO YOU START FINDING TIME FOR YOU

• TEA FOR TWO AND A CROWD   7:19 AM ON FRI JAN 12 2018
 

Let’s do the math here and you quickly realize, this; 24  Hours in a day ( minus) – 8 Hours at work; …


Reservoir High

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:19 PM ON THU JAN 11 2018
Reservoir High School had their New Family and Student Orientation for next year’s incoming Freshmen last evening, and it w…

What Full-Time RVing Has Taught Me About Life

• HUDSON AND EMILY   10:44 PM ON WED JAN 10 2018
This is a guest post by fellow RV traveler Alyssa Padgett. Alyssa and her husband Heath have been full-time RVing since the…

Speaking In Tongues…

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   10:04 PM ON WED JAN 10 2018
My daughter is taking a French elective at school for the second year in a row, so that makes her somewhat of an expert now…

How to flush set faceted stones

• A METALSMITH’S JOURNEY   8:47 PM ON WED JAN 10 2018
Flush setting stones is a great alternative to having a raised setting such as a bezel, tubes, or prongs.Flush setting roun…

Three face masks to rescue winter skin under

• BEAUTY GURU DC   4:19 PM ON WED JAN 10 2018
Winter can be hard on your skin. Cold weather outside coupled with heat inside buildings can create dryness, itchy skin and…

"Studying Poetry Ruins The Poems"

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   10:08 PM ON TUE JAN 9 2018
I had a really nice Christmas.  The season is all about giving, and I love finding gifts for my family and friends.&nb…

Riding Roller Coasters With My Girl

• AWAY FROM THE THINGS OF MAN   9:21 PM ON MON JAN 8 2018
I don’t have time for a full blog post this evening, but I can share this:  My daughter and I love roller coasters.&nb…