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30
Sep

Sunday Morning Coffee — September 30, 2018 — It’s Good To Be Home

It was late Monday afternoon and we were making better time than I would have guessed. The tedium of the west Texas panhandle turned into the magnificent rock formations and colors of New Mexico. The posh Best Western was awaiting us sixty miles across I-40 in Santa Rosa, right smack on Route...
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23
Sep

Sunday Morning Coffee — September 23, 2018 — Sweet Home No More

Sweet Home Alabama, by the time the morning coffee pot runs dry, it’ll be sweet home no more. Birmingham, Alabama, where the United Van Lines truck pulls up and Ibis and Deuce confirm their suspicion that something was awry with all this talk about moving to the desert and how...
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09
Sep

Sunday Morning Coffee – September 9, 2018 — Betting on Who-Done-It and Other Stuff

Steve Tandet and Adam Cohen, two of the three readers of this blog, told me their favorite Sunday Morning Coffee’s are when I jump on my high-horse and ramble. So, saluting today’s Speakers’ Corner in London’s Hyde Park, here we go…….. Andi and I are two weeks away from our...
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02
Sep

Sunday Morning Coffee — September 2, 2018 — Blazing a New Trail

September began and finally, after a long eight month drought, life has returned to normal. Alabama won last night. The lingering question was finally answered. We found out it’s Tua, not Jalen. Nobody was surprised. Only in this football mad state can a quarterback with a 26-2 won-loss record turn...
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26
Aug

Sunday Morning Coffee — August 26, 2018 — Just Thinkin’

There’s only six long, hot, boring days left until Christmas in Alabama and while biding our time we’ve been thinkin’ about some things…. … Seven words I never want to say: “ Michael, keep this between you and me.” … Ashamed. That’s pretty much how I felt after seeing ‘BlacKkKlansman’...
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19
Aug

Sunday Morning Coffee – August 19, 2018 – Two Days, 53 Years

  August 15 and August 16. Three and four days ago. Take the same two dates and span them over fifty-three years. They are the days the music not only started, but subsequently, the days the music stopped. However for the New York Mets, perennial losers, those calendar days represent...
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05
Aug

Sunday Morning Coffee — August 5, 2018 — A Nice Guy Who Didn’t Want Anyone To Know It

Thurman Munson died thirty-nine years ago Thurday.  It was August 2, 1979. Some from the younger set will ask ‘who was Thurman Munson?’  Others might recall the name.  But if you are a baseball-loving boomer you either loved him or loathed him.  Few were indifferent. Of course, Thurman Munson was...
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01
Jul

Sunday Morning Coffee – July 1, 2018 – 16,085 Days Ago

The trip started 16,085 days ago. June 17, 1974 to be exact. It ended Friday afternoon. The goal was to become a hockey writer. Ultimately, the best damn hockey writer ever to cover the sport. I knew I would make it big. After all, I had just graduated The U...
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