Struck Strikes Out: Livin' and Lyin' with the choices I've made
I was out partying with Lyin' Rochte and a couple of his swimming buddies the other night and they got so drunk I could hardly see them. As is his wont, Lyin' insisted on buying the rounds because he was making so much money with all his endorsement deals and Olympic fame. I just went along for the ride even though I figured he was doing nothing more than buying friends because he didn't have too many legit buddies...
Struck Strikes Out: Down, not out
There's an episode on History TV's Iowa-based "American Pickers" where a freaky dude tells Mike and Frank when they're interested in an item to "Just put it in the pile." Well, I was put in a pile about four months ago when my kidneys failed and by the grace of God, medical technology, a loving family, and many cherished friends I never knew I had, I managed to crawl out of that pile, battle back to a semblance of normal life, and sit here today trying to get back in the groove as a journalist for which I've devoted most of my adult life because a beloved nun, the late Sister Bernadine, told me I was equipped for it.. ...
Struck Strikes Out