Curiosities

self-esteem is the most valuable thing anyone can take away from you budget travel sucks! are humans more proactive or reactive? how to relieve a depressive state of mind in four letters:  haha “Le Chiffre” is French for cypher or digit the world is a...

My Top 8 Heroes of All-Time (Revamped)

On Tuesday, August 10 2021, I wrote and uploaded a list of my top 8 heroes of all-time on my chess blog.  This is an updated version that I am rethinking, writing and uploading all over again. I’ve been looking back on that list lately from time to time and...

Many Saints… Who Made Tony Soprano?

The Many Saints of Newark takes place in the Newark New Jersey during the 60’s and 70’s.  All the hype about this prequel to HBO’s “The Sopranos” lead us to believe that the movie (The Many Saints of Newark) was going to be about the...

LCN

Yes, I’ve had a fascination with the American Mafia (La Cosa Nostra) since I was about 17 years old.  It made me proud to have a full-blooded Neapolitan Italian grandfather.  I know, that’s a bit f*cked up!  I actually wrote a blog post a few years ago...

WordPress!

Yes, I am back with WordPress and after many, many years of frustrating the hell out of my mentor.  Fortunately, he has decided against completely giving up on me.  There’s hope.  I’m finally on the right drugs.  I held a job all Summer long for the first...