My Father Died Last Night

Two years ago this month, I wrote a similar blog post My Mother Died Last Night. I don’t know if it a coincidence or a sign that my father died in the same month. This was a Facebook post I created this morning. I’m posting here to preserve it. I will write a more traditional […]

Happy Birthday to My Little Brother at Age 42

A quick birthday wish to my little brother who is both far taller than me and not so young any longer. I haven’t seen him in awhile, but I’m sure he’s still pretty tall. This is one of the few photos I have from our childhood. The little stain is on the photo, not him […]

Bill Peduto – We Need a Mayor Who Never Forgets What Pittsburgh Can Be

Bill Peduto – We Need a Mayor Who Never Forgets What Pittsburgh Can Be

Bill Peduto’s tv commercial is available via YouTube. Five generations of my family worked in the mill right there on the South Side – my great-grandfather died a few blocks away from that spot. Still, my father and his cousins and even my brother worked in the mills through the 70s and 80s and …today. […]