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Umpires Ultimately Get Rays Substitution Right

In yesterday’s Red Sox at Rays game there was a substitution that ultimately led to Red Sox Manager Alex Cora protesting the game.  I did not watch the game so I did not see it.  I ultimately did see the box score, which ultimately can be corrected and came to…


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Worcester’s Recycling Dilemma

So the Worcester City Council took up the issue of the City Manager’s new recycling plan at Tuesday night’s meeting.  Much to the chagrin to all this was not the slam dunk that it was once thought to be. The council postponed the vote until August after Councilor Khrys King…


Missing the Younger Years – Life is a Beach

Among all of the things I do, the clear cut number one is being a family man.  I love being a devoted husband and father, nothing pales in comparison. Being a dad has given me the best stories of my life.  The heartache and quite possibly the funniest ones as…


How Candidates in Worcester Can Earn My Vote

As we head into July and the dog days of summer the election process will be ramping up in the city as we have a primary for both the City Council and the School Committee.  Will this year be the year we see change in our city? I used to…


A Journey to a new Life

Tuesday February 13, 2018.  That was my day of clarity.  I had a sleepless night because it was my first night with a CPAP machine.  I had recently been diagnosed with moderate sleep apnea.  During a sleep study just after the New Year I had stopped breathing 23 times an…


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No! It’s not OK!

So I wake up this morning to see that a Comedienne Kathy Griffin was trending on Twitter.  I couldn’t imagine why because I never really thought she was funny, and then she proved me right.  The picture of Griffin holding a bloodied mask of President Trump as if she had…


2017 Oscars Preview

By Nick D’Andrea In 2005, the Baseball Widow came home from work and said “Michael Graham just said something I thought was pretty cool”.  She went on to explain to me the tradition that Graham and his wife had going to see the Oscars Best Picture nominees.  I like movies…



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We have all lost our minds

By Nick D’Andrea Several weeks ago I wrote a post how we as a society needed to correct ourselves in light of what happened during the presidential election.  In light of recent news regarding four people attacking another over what could be argued as political vitriol, is appalling.   I…