It was 33 years ago today (My first U2 concert)

April 24, 1985 — 33 years ago today I saw my first U2 concert at the Spectrum in Philly. The story begins a couple months earlier, on a Saturday morning when tickets for U2’s April 22 show in Philly went on sale. I couldn’t get to the mall early enough to line up for tickets, […]

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My U2 Liberation

Today, U2 fans around the world — including many of my dear friends and @U2 staffers — went to great lengths to track down U2’s latest Record Store Day release. It’s a vinyl version of “Lights Of Home,” one of the new tracks on last year’s album, Songs Of Experience. From what I can tell, […]

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Burger #3 – The Macapeno (and the cooking process)

This thing of beauty and deliciousness will be the third burger on the menu when I get around to opening my own burger joint … someday. Maybe I’ll call it “Macapeno” or something like that. It’s a burger covered in mac-and-cheese and grilled jalapeno peppers, all sitting on top of a chipotle mayo. DELICIOUS!!! This […]

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2017 was the year

2017 was the year that I said goodbye to my mom. It’s been 2+ months since she died. I used to chat with her every weekend, usually on Sundays. And since she died, not a weekend has gone by when I haven’t thought to myself at some point, “Oh cool, I get to call mom […]

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