Category Archives: Opinion

Ready for the Easter Bunny?

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Although I received some form of compensation and this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. This post is brought to you by the Simon Properties Spring has sprung! Time for nicer weather, flowers and of course bunnies. Yeah I know, the weather today doesn’t scream spring but hey it’s Pittsburgh. I don’t know about Read More →


Review: Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream

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Smoking… It’s not a disease. It’s a crutch

With the latest tobacco tax, the brand of cigarettes I prefer went up to twenty cents shy of a ten spot. Enraged by this gouging, I chose to go back to Roll Your Own cigarettes, or RYO’s for short. Now before I go any further, I must add my consumption rate averages around one to two packs per day, and I’ve been smoking for twenty Read More →


RIP Grandma….. I LOVE YOU!

Ever have a family member who embodies everything you are, and strives to be? My Grandma Violet, or as I called her, Grandma, was that person for me. With the Great Depression around the corner, Grandma Vi (she always signed cards like that) was born on Cinco de Mayo, 1926. The eldest of five siblings, she acted as caregiver to all. It was these difficult Read More →


My two cents on the gun debate

One of our Steel City Dads, Tim has a few things to say on the subject of gun control. He welcomes all comments. Well all those who are not Jagoffs….. Assault weapons. Rifles. Shotguns. Handguns. Pistols. Revolvers. Guns. These nomenclatures have become buzz words for debates and arguments. Today’s lobbyists and radicals call for outright bans on firearms, and this is a direct abrogation of Read More →


Proud moments

On this day, July 26, 2016 at 6:39 p.m.  South Dakota cast the decisive 15 votes to make Hillary Rodham Clinton the Democratic Nominee. Then on Jul 28, 2016 she accepted the nomination to be President of the United States. While she is not the 1st, she joins the long list of women who has been nominated or have run for president. Here are a few of the firsts. (credit: Read More →

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