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Whirlygig: 99: Out on the Town

Sampling the hurricanes of the baseball playoffs

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2003
There Are Some Things Money Can't Buy At about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, I came up with a new commercial for MasterCard. Parking in downtown Cincinnati for dinner: 25 cents. Crappy service from wait  

Whirlygig: 98: Out on the Town

Friendship between exes not always a noble resolution

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2003
Why Can't We Be Friends? It somehow seems noble to end a relationship with the "let's be friends" statement. Certainly it's preferable to saying mean and hateful things that, while describing fee  

Whirlygig: 97: Out on the Town

The Bengals-Steelers rivalry ends in a lip lock

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2003
Good Sports Two weeks after ending a nearly three-year relationship, I found myself so exhausted of reliving the experience from having to tell all my friends the story that I was raring to break  

Whirlygig: 96: Out on the Town

The secret lives of whirlygiggers come out

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Open Up and Say Ahhh Life carries us along with its routines and minutiae. The habits of being together were illuminated for me this week as I unwittingly exposed myself to a film and a play that  

Whirlygig: 94: Out on the Town

Weddings can be the sweetest thing, bringing out the hope in cynics

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2003
What a Girl Wants Wedding bells traditionally have been rung in the spring -- remember the saying about there's nothing like a June bride -- but September appears to be gaining popularity for wed  

Whirlygig: 93: Out on the Town

A night after the fireworks leads to a debate over Simple Minds and eyeing a pig's butt

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 3, 2003
Where There's Smoke, There's Fireworks I haven't been down on the river for the WEBN Labor Day Fireworks for nearly 10 years. The last time I went, I had so much fun that I decided there would be  

Whirlygig: 92: Out on the Town

When it rains, it pours on the dating scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2003
Double the Trouble All attempts to jumpstart my personal life appear to be working. It's amazing to me that new life has appeared on the horizon. It appears that the stars are in my favor to illu  

Events: The Church of Baseball

Baseball memorabilia is woven into our national identity

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2003
"I've tried them all, I really have, and the only church that truly feeds the soul is the church of baseball." -- Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon) in Bull Durham (1988) Perched in front of a t  

Whirlygig: 91: Out on the Town

The quest for air-conditioning leads to Italian waitresses, superheroes and mullets

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2003
A Blonde, a Brunette and a Banana The humidity, heat and lack of air-conditioning on Saturday afternoon had me sprawled out on my couch in the most loose-fitting pair of shorts and tank top I own  

Whirlygig: 87: Out on the Town

Coney Island looks on an Abercrombie model in the making

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Sun-Kissed Whatever that vitamin is that we get from the sun, I admit I need it. There's nothing better in my book than a robin-egg blue sky and blazing sunshine. Of course what you need to go wi