Category: Orley’s Writings

Our TV overfloweth

Posted on: August 31,2012

We’re rich!   It’s only Friday afternoon, Day 1 post Isaac, and our plate overflows with goodies:   Ryan Harrison, our American tennis Bryce Harper (long on talent and crazy pissed off temper), takes the third set against 2009 U.S. Open winner Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentine forehand maestro. Gonna lose, sure, but still.   […]

Remember those who tried

Posted on: August 30,2012

If you love sports — and, of course, you do — this has been a most invigorating summer — Olympic Games, U.S. Open and PGA Championship in golf, Wimbledon and U.S. Open tennis, Euro 2012 in soccer, on and on.   And now pennant races in baseball, the big European soccer leagues kicking off, the […]

Remembering Slew Hester

Posted on: August 29,2012

Sitting here at my breakfast bar, attuned to the Weather Channel late on a Wednesday morning waiting for the promised catastrophe and exhausted from wandering around Hacienda Hood acting like I’m doing things that will actually save hearth and home from total destruction from Isaac, a poor excuse for a hurricane but a rain event […]


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