My First SANDLOT Baseball Game, Life in the Fifties.

I remember my first Baseball game. It was finally Summer, and school had only been out for a week or so. At that time my Mom had gotten a  Summer job at the Craddock & Terry Shoe Company to help "make ends meet", and she worked weekdays from 7:30 to 4:00. If you add the …

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Remember a Dreamsicle? Before there was a thing called chemicals?

I had a Dreamsicle the other day. And it was good. You know what a Dreamsicle is, of course, but what I'm talking about is the Dreamsicle of my youth. I would walk up to Deb's Place on a hot summer afternoon and lay my dime on the counter, that I could barely see over …

White Hair and Wrinkles, is it Senior Profiling.

One of the entertaining things for me, as a Senior citizen to observe,  is the reaction of younger people when they see the shock of white hair on my head and the wrinkles on my face. I have found, all too often,  younger people will see these physical trails and change the way they carry …