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Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017

Stories from Thursday, July 7, 2005

Struck Strikes Out: Standing outside the fire (07/07/05)
"You know the difference between today's young athletes and those of my day?" asked my middle-aged friend as we waited on the tee for the foursome in front of us. Tell me, I said. "I couldn't wait for the next game," he responded. "In fact, we couldn't wait for the next practice. We played the games because we loved them. Most of today's kids don't have that love of their sport. There are too many distractions out there."...
Gray Matter: A  special friend -- a special memory (07/07/05)
Yes I know, I'm repeating myself, but once again I must insist there are just not many advantages to this aging business. So when I discover one,  I am most eager to share it.  As I'm slowing down,  I find I have a bit more time to recall fond memories and  remember the friends who were a part of them. ...