Jim Shea | TooShea
July 12, 2014 9:58 AM EDT
Certain names comes with expectations
I guess what set me off on this was coming across the name Noble.
July 11, 2014 12:52 PM EDT
Putting Rowland Case in Soccer Context
I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms:
July 9, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
So I'm clicking about on a Monday morning when I happen upon an article titled "Why Baby Boomers Suck."
July 5, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Plus best summer-themed movies, music
Some random thoughts on summer to weigh as you sit on your deck on this July 5th morning sipping coffee amid the debris of yesterday's cookout while the shock and awe of neighborhood fireworks still rings in your ears:
July 5, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Nature's call is often a problem
It is widely assumed that after you have left 50 or so in the rear view mirror it is normal to not sleep as much or as well going forward and that this is no big deal.
June 28, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
The world of phones is divided into two basic groups:
June 27, 2014 4:20 PM EDT
Gallows Humor A Common Theme Among Entries
Last week it was noted that they are beginning to seriously talk about replacing the elevated I 84 viaduct in Hartford and how when the construction does begin — in a time warp still far, far away — commuters would come to envy the dead. OK, maybe that was a little strong, but I don't think anyone would argue that commuters would at least come to envy those on life support.
June 25, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
A while back I was reading an obituary that included the sentence: "He was a lifelong Mets fan, but that's not what killed him."
June 21, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Golf Is About Being Consistently Inconsistent
Aside from an unfortunate summer when I was 14, I had successfully avoided golf all my life.
June 20, 2014 2:16 PM EDT
Never too early to start planning for Armageddon
It's not too early to start being afraid.
June 17, 2014 10:59 AM EDT
Exercise is good for your body. Exercise is good for your head. Exercise is fun.
June 14, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
I don't think there is any question that jeans are the most complicated member of the pants world.
June 13, 2014 4:51 PM EDT
What the wandering spider, Cialis have in common
In the movie "Baja Oklahoma" (Leslie Ann Warren, Julia Roberts, Peter Coyote) a bookie who frequents the bar around which the plot revolves is asked at one point why he doesn't wager on soccer. He responds that he would never bet on a sport where they don't try to recover a loose ball.
June 11, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
At what age do males morph into grumpy old men?
June 7, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
OK, summer is here, finally.
June 3, 2014 10:45 AM EDT
Injuries change as you get older. They are easier to come by, more reluctant to leave.
May 24, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
TV meteorologists are to blame
It doesn't feel like Memorial Day weekend.
May 23, 2014 1:31 PM EDT
File motion to have charges against former governor dismissed
During the two horrific weeks I spent in law school, I vaguely remember someone saying something along the lines of when you don't have the evidence on your side you argue the law, and when you don't have the law on your side you argue the evidence.
May 21, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
And forget about any tag that includes the word silver
Baby boomers and their elders tend not to like the term senior.
May 17, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
I thought our national obsession with bacon was over.
May 16, 2014 2:51 PM EDT
Clocked at "about" 80 mph on Route 9
Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing.
May 14, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
I went to the movies one afternoon when I was on vacation.
May 11, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Until someone actually reads the last-minute legislation we won't know
The state legislature adjourned last week.
May 10, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
The homeowner staycation rarely works out
Did you ever have one of those vacations where about half way through you're thinking, "Man, I can't wait to get back to work, I need the rest."
May 7, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
Baby boomers do not sleep like babies.