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Nick’s Christmas Movie Survey Results

So I trying something different buy getting opinions on things that matter and affect my life.  So setting up with the start of the Christmas season I decided to keep the Survey festive. Below are the results with a little commentary, like that surprises you. When do you start watching Christmas/Holiday Movies? (28 Responses) After […]

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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…


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…


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Stop yelling at the refs

By Nick D’Andrea I will open this up with full disclosure.  I am a sports official.  I won’t hide it and I am not ashamed of it.  Since I got that out of the way, let’s move on.   There has been a growing culture in sports, mostly at the…


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How I talked to my daughter post-election

By Nick D’Andrea Thinking in 3D It’s been a week since the election and I must say I am very disappointed in what I have seen and to be honest I have tuned out. I am not disappointed because I don’t agree with anything that is going on, but the…