Season 1, Episode 8

Season 1, Episode 8 – Here’s to Good Friends Original air date, December 20, 1988 Reviewing Roseanne to understand when my favor for the show took a massive hiatus. Job, sports, gaining weight, losing weight – combined with the research necessary to figure out what I sport I was playing as a child when the episode aired made it beyond easy to… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 7

Season 1, Episode 7 – “The Memory Game” Original air date, December 13, 1988 It was the night before the first volleyball match of the 1988 season. The Greyhounds took on the Barboursville Pirates in a scrimmage but I don’t recall any specifics. My viewing of Roseanne will focus on the five senses – sight, sound, touch, taste and smell – hoping… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 6

Season 1, Episode 6 – “Lovers’ Lane” Original air date, December 6, 1988 It was a rare break in my athletic life as basketball season had ended and volleyball games had not commenced. I imagine I was thick in the proving myself stage of volleyball practice, which for some reason seems like it might have been later than basketball practice (but who… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 5

Season 1, Episode 5 – “Radio Days” Original air date, November 29, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds were two days away from playing Brooke in the 1988 West Virginia girls basketball State Tournament. I sort of remember the game, but only because a reporter talked to me after, and I don’t remember this episode. My viewing of Roseanne will focus on the… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 4

Season 1, Episode 4 – “Language Lessons” Original air date, November 22, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds were on a break after winning sectional and regional crowns in the Class AAA division of West Virginia girls basketball. It also was the week of Thanksgiving. I don’t remember either of those wins but I also doubt I watched this episode of Roseanne. I… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 3

Season 1, Episode 3 – “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” November 1, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds handed a loss to Parkersburg South, 70-69, on the road. I scored 14 points to help us to the win and I have no recollection of the game. I do remember the game we played at home against Parkersburg South that season. We played during school hours, the gym… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2 – “We’re in the Money” Original air date, October 25, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds earned their fifth straight win, defeating Huntington East, 75-54, on the road. I don’t have newspaper proof to know how many points I scored, or if I scored, and I have no recollection of the game. Four days later Richie King… Read more →

Season 1 – Episode 1

Season 1, Episode 1 – “Life and Stuff” Original air date, October 18, 1988 In 1988 I was a junior in high school. I played sports year-round and the fall was basketball season. The day Roseanne aired its pilot episode I was a battling Huntington High School on the hardwood. The mighty Milton Greyhounds were victorious, 67-45, and I scored… Read more →

Roseanne Revival

I’m excited for the revival of television sitcom Roseanne. I doubt I will watch it live, strictly because my television watching habits have dramatically changed, but that doesn’t diminish my curiosity and hope that it is a success. I visited my folks one weekend and shared my excitement with them. They had just moved, a big change in their retired… Read more →

Full size truck why did you run

I work at Nationwide and I love our jingle, Nationwide is on your side. I’ve loved Peyton Manning since his college days and still have his senior year media guide from Tennessee. So you can imagine that I thoroughly enjoy the television commercials that are out now…chicken parm you taste so good, losing feeling in my toes, fifty Omaha set… Read more →