“If you don’t hustle, I don’t accept it. If a player shows up the club, I show up the player.” Billy Martin.
NY Yankees Coach Billy Martin said this after making a pitching change and sending Paul Blair to right field to replace Reggie Jackson. Boston’s Jim Rice had poked…Continue
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 1:29pm
Cobwebs, Cowards and Cowboys
“If you never saddled up and entered the arena, your opinion about cowboys lacks matter and merit.” I said that.
I had the privilege recently to hear all of the details of what I consider to be a difficult grab. It was shared first-hand with me because I am…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2017 at 11:40am — 1 Comment
I’m thankful for my childhood friends and the lessons we learned together. As I found my way out of high school and into the Fire Department, somehow I ended up hanging out with the same kind of “got your back” kind of special people. I am THANKFUL for every one.
Posted on April 10, 2017 at 2:19pm
Upstairs with Mr. Bibbs
The cold winds swirled down the cobblestone streets and alleys as if they were always following me, and they caused me to step up my gate and on most dark mornings to hurry past people who seemed better prepared for the elements and in no particular hurry at all.
I could tell that I was poor by the work clothes that I wore and by my shoes that this…Continue
Posted on February 5, 2017 at 2:35pm