I gathered your names. Wrote them on little slips of paper. I dropped them in a cap and picked one. (Only one entry per name. Many comments from one person is still one entry, sorry.) The winner of the complete set of Gretchen Archer's Davis Way Caper books is Cheryl, one of my favorite lurkers. I'm … Continue reading AND … THE “DOUBLE KNOT” GIVEAWAY WINNER IS …
A friend is taking me to a Red Sox Game at Fenway Park today. It's the middle of April but the weather still has a Norman Bates quality. So, I'll layer up, topped off with my retro Brooklyn Dodgers tee-shirt and hope for the best. It's Jackie Robinson day in the Major leagues and everyone … Continue reading VIN SCULLY, JACKIE ROBINSON AND A LOSS OF INNOCENCE – by GARRY ARMSTRONG
Delta Dawn, what's that flower you have on Could it be a faded rose from days gone by? And did I hear you say he was a-meeting you here today To take you to his mansion in the sky? She's forty-one and her daddy still calls her, 'baby' All the folks around Brownsville say she's … Continue reading WHAT’S THAT FLOWER YOU HAVE ON?
It used to be a standing joke when we were in college. How we were all "searching for ourselves" and then we would laugh uproariously because it sounded so pretentious. Many long decades have passed since then. It turns out, life is a process of defining identity. We are all permanently searching for ourselves, then … Continue reading ALWAYS BECOMING