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The plan didn’t go exactly the way I thought it would, which, they tell me, is why they make erasers. Or these days a delete button.

After graduating from the University of Miami in 1974 with a degree in communications and a resume that included being sports editor and editor-in-chief of the award-winning school newspaper, the Miami Hurricane, I was certain I’d be headed back to my native New York to cover the Rangers, Knicks, Jets or Yankees for either the New York Daily News, Post or Newsday. Who knows, maybe if I was really lucky, the staid New York Times would be hot on my trail, too …

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I’m proud that Medjet is sponsoring Sunday Morning Coffee. I spent 20 wonderful years with Medjet in Birmingham, Alabama, and can tell you unequivocally they are the standard-bearer for medical assistance membership programs. A talented staff, who cares about its members, is at the forefront of the company’s success. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, domestic or international, a Medjet membership should be an important part of your travel portfolio before you leave home. Check out the Medjet website at medjet.com or just tap on the Medjet logo and you’ll be able to get a look at Medjet’s services, rules and regulations, pricing, and an overview of the organization. And remember, any opinions expressed in Sunday Morning Coffee content or comments belong to the author and not the sponsor. Safe travels with your Medjet membership! — Roy Berger

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Sunday Morning Coffee — July 25, 2021 — Coffee and Crumpets

25 Jul 2021 I By Roy Berger

Assorted crumpets with our Sunday Morning Coffee: What’s going on here? Only slightly more than half this country is vaccinated. Nevada, which presently is the summer weekend tourism leader, has a…


Sunday Morning Coffee — July 18, 2021 — Still Kids At Heart

18 Jul 2021 I By Roy Berger

Joe Nuxhall was too young to appreciate it.  Satchel Paige wasn’t. Nor were the sixty of us gathered last weekend in Pittsburgh. The first time Nuxhall stepped into a major…


Sunday Morning Coffee — July 11, 2021 — Enough of Chuck; English Luck; Yankees Suck and Dice Run Amok

11 Jul 2021 I By Roy Berger

“I knew it. I just knew it. I knew you couldn’t stay away for two weeks,” she shouted at me in a text. “I just knew it!” Cathy Dorricott knows…


Sunday Morning Coffee — June 27, 2021 — Sunday Morning Buffet

27 Jun 2021 I By Roy Berger

Assorted dishes from the Sunday morning buffet table: Thanks for the wonderful response to last week’s Coffee about the passing of old-time big league baseball player Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant. (https://royberger.com/sunday-morning-coffee-june-20-2021-one-cool-cat/)…


Sunday Morning Coffee — June 20, 2021 — One Cool ‘Cat

20 Jun 2021 I By Roy Berger

The conventional six degrees of separation would take a multiple of perhaps five or ten to find some commonality between me and a guy called Mudcat. Consider: Mudcat was 15…


Sunday Morning Coffee — June 13, 2021 — The Night The Lights Went On In Vegas

13 Jun 2021 I By Roy Berger

March 17, 2020. It was probably the darkest day in the state of Nevada’s history. Literally. Governor Steve Sisolak ordered all businesses to shut down including the heart of the…

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