Stardom denied…part II

  Our team The gun? Just for show. Who’d have trusted this group with live ammo? Feeling masochistic? Here is      Part One And so, with all these strikes [literally] against us, you might be thinking that this will evolve into a story of personal redemption, of rising up Read more…

Stardom denied…

We were a formidable collection of athletes–pole vaulter, sprinter, hurdler, shot putter, discus thrower. Versatile. Dedicated. One problem: All us tracksters comprised a large part of our summer of ‘70 Colt League baseball team. But we had DD at the helm. With a solid working knowledge of baseball and successful Read more…

Nothing to Write About

Well, Jeff Goins has suggested we write about hope, as in, “I hope I have something to write about.” People often suggest regaling readers with images of the past. But why would I want to write about the days in the ‘hood’? Who wants to read about the halcyon days Read more…