But Then Again I Could Be Wrong: The Book of Rants

ABOUT Jim Rising

Jim Rising
Jim Rising is the former Program Director of 102.3 The Mountain WDMT and hosted a weekday show called Rising at Ten. He played what he wanted and ranted a bit. Jim lives with his "long suffering wife" Nancy in Dallas, Pennsylvania along with his lawn tractor and annoying neigh More...



Gee ... I always wanted to write a book. I never thought I would but then again I could be wrong. Here is a collection of some of the past few years rants as broadcast on WDMT 102.3 The Mountain as part of my show Rising at Ten.

Topics include:
  • So the biggest news according to a local newspaper is that there will be beer to drink in Kirby Park during the Fourth of July holiday.
  • It's a rare motorist in northeast Pennsylvania who hasn't had an encounter with a deer.
  • Parking lots shouldn't cause your blood pressure to rise.
  • Sometimes you have to wonder about the thought processes that go on in our rulers' minds.
  • We knew were in trouble when the two truckloads of huskies passed us.
  • Whoever said that a man's home is his castle hasn't been in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania lately.
  • Why is it that some guys insist on calling you nicknames?
  • With all due apologies to the hundreds of restaurants in the area that serve buffets - I can't stomach it.
  • Although my physique doesn't show it I have spent much of my adult life in one gym or another.
  • I know more about the guy, sitting across from me at lunch the other day, then I want to.