For some unknown reason, people who actually listen to me babble about the news wanted me to start doing the whole blog thing. Well folks, here it goes......
As a matter of introduction, my name is Chris Fells(Real name protected so my house doesn't get egged.) and am the News Director for three radio stations in the Champlain Valley of Vermont, and the Sports Director for two ESPN Radio stations as well. (WVAA, WUSX, WLFE, WTWK, and WFAD) Because I am a glutton for punishment, and actually enjoy what I do, I am also a freelance writer for the Vermont Times. The Times is a nice little weekly, and Alice the editor seems to enjoy my rantings and ravings about everything from Burlington politics to Saint Michael's College basketball.
Let's see here, what else is interesting about little ol' me? I am married, and my wife Alex, Simon the bird, and Sophie the cat deal with my insane hours(Self inflicted; again, I love what I do) and the fact that I wake up at 3:45 every morning.
Now, what in the world will I talk about? As I am a left leaning liberal, I will attempt to be objective about the Bush Administration and how they don't seem to have a clue as to what they are doing. I can go on about medical marijuana, the Burlington mayor's race, and the continuing debate over healthcare in this country. Oh yeah, since I wear the sports hat as well, there could be postings about my beloved San Francisco 49ers, the Vermont Lake Monsters, and my equally beloved Boston Red Sox. Baseball is my passion, so especially with Opening Day just a matter of a month away, there will be MANY postings about my love for the game. I am also a coach in the Center City Little League in the Old North End of Burlington. This is an inner city league whose kids and volunteers have hearts of pure gold. Man I love coaching.
Feel free to comment away, and don't be too cruel. On Wednesday, I may actually post a bit as I (brace yourselves folks) take a day off. Well, this one is forced as the team doc for the Lake Monsters, Doug Campbell will hopefully be curing the aching knee that has had me hobbling around for the last few years. Knowing me, I will get horribly bored to tears in the fact I will actually have to do next to nothing for a day. Yes, I know, it is scary.
Anyhoo, that is it and all for now.. Time to actually see my wife before she heads out of town on business.