Archive for January, 2013

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Kenny Reid is a high school classmate of mine and he sent me some photos today of our home town, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Many of them dated from the my early childhood there. There was a picture of Danforth’s ¬†Bakery truck. Mr. Danforth was a short stocky man who used to wear very flashy two-toned brown […]

REQUIEM AND RECOGNITION FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT – JOHN THOMAS

Russ Rogers called me. Hey man,…… J.T. just died ! What ? John Thomas, just passed. What ? Yeah, John Thomas just died. Holy S—t ! How ? I talked with him the night before he was going to get an operation for some sort of circulation problem. He was concerned about it, but I […]

PAST – PRESENT – FUTURE

I have a daily ritual. My youngest son has to be at school by 7:15am. Once I drop him off I head for the 7-11 convenience store in our area. I purchase one sugar doughnut and a peach SNAPPLE, plus ¬†two newspapers, USA TODAY for the sports section, and THE NEW YORK TIMES for serious […]