Desiree Singing Valentine

Last Valentine’s Day I proposed to Desiree. She said yes, and my life became instantly better!

More Debt Ceiling Nonsense

The title of this episode is: More Debt Ceiling Nonsense. The verdict for this episode is: talk of the mythical debt means the American people will lose again. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/Debt_Ceiling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:48 — 1.7MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS | Subscribe… Continue reading More Debt Ceiling Nonsense

Reviewing Willie Wells El Diablo of the Negro Leagues

Luke Bob’s Willie Wells: “El Diablo” of the Negro Leagues is a biography of former Negro Leagues player and member of the baseball hall of fame Willie Wells. As always, reading about the great players from the Negro Leagues left me feeling a mix of outrage and disappointment. The idea that those incredible ballplayers were… Continue reading Reviewing Willie Wells El Diablo of the Negro Leagues

I got An Alexa

You Amy be wondering why I’m posting about my purchasing a smart speaker that millions of people already have. There are two reasons for that: I hate Amazon; and I hate being spied on by devices. Sadly, my boycott of Amazon smart speakers has come to an end. Those who follow this blog and podcast… Continue reading I got An Alexa

McCarthy’s Struggles Highlight Squad Weakness

I’m writing this shortly after Kevin McCarthy failed for the second time to receive enough votes to become speaker of the House. While I fully expect McCarthy will end the day as speaker of the House, his failures and the concessions the hard right is getting from him demonstrate how weak the squad and the… Continue reading McCarthy’s Struggles Highlight Squad Weakness

Looking Ahead to 2023

Hours from the end of 2022 is a good time to look ahead to 2023. The things discussed in this post are not predictions. Nor are they entirely based on an order of hope on my part. The things discussed here are just personal things I hope happen in 2023. Circumstances may not allow for… Continue reading Looking Ahead to 2023

Me Singing Jingle Bell Rock

Here I am singing Jingle Bell Rock. I wound up doing this for karaoke tonight. Someone else got Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer before me. So, I’m doing that one next week.