Category: Musings

Remembering the Boys of Summer

In 1972, I interviewed sportswriter Roger Kahn after he signed copies of his book, The Boys of Summer at a B. Dalton, Bookseller store at Northwest Plaza shopping mall near St. Louis. Over coffee at the restaurant in his hotel near Lambert Field, he talked about covering The Brooklyn Dodgers and the heyday of major

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Super Bowl halftime show: Some didn’t like it. Too bad

Saw a few protests from local Facebook users about the halftime show of Sunday’s Super Bowl, saying it was a display of sexual exploitation that played out in front of our children. Since I had better things to do Sunday than watch either the Super Bowl or the halftime show, I had to dig up

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Remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The inspirational words Rev. Bill Lee, pastor of Loudoun Avenue Christian Church in Roanoke for 39 years before retiring in 2016, invoked the words and memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday morning at the Second Annual Celebration of King’s life at the Floyd County High School Auditorium. Rev. Lee reminded the crowd that

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