Random Thoughts

Check out the movie “Junebug” on DVD. The performance of Amy Adams was so good in this movie that she was nominated for an Academy Award, even though hardly anyone saw the small-budget film. The best line–her retort to her self-absorbed, immature husband –“God loves you just the way you are. . .but he loves you too much to let you stay that way.”

Why did the public meeting on the potential demolition of Rt. 81 through the city of Syracuse start with 45 minutes of blathering by Van Robinson about all his work on the city’s comprehensive plan? Was this actually the first event in the Robinson ’09 mayoral campaign?

The Boston Red Sox have two of the best names in pro sports: Coco Crisp and now. . .Wily Mo Pena . You can’t make this stuff up.

Why did the city end the tradition of making Opening Day for the local AAA baseball team a half day–so employees could take in the traditional afternoon game? The city, county and private businesses should pick that back up, at least one game would be well attended.

Best St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration–The Ukrainian Home on Tipp Hill and their feast of pyrohy, holubchi and kielbasa. Hey, it’s still cabbage, potatoes and prepared meat!

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