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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 — June 26, 2022 — Sunday Morning Scramble

26 Jun 2022 I By Roy Berger

EWTF? I mean really what’s going on in our country, our society, when public schools and places of worship are no longer safe and secure sanctuaries? It’s one thing to…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — June 19, 2022 — Father Knows Best

19 Jun 2022 I By Roy Berger

Father’s Day was so different when we were kids, wasn’t it?  Hallmark hadn’t gotten their marketing claws into us yet commercializing the celebration. Back then, in the 60s, a typical…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — June 5, 2022 — Sunday Morning Scramble

05 Jun 2022 I By Roy Berger

News we don’t hear enough of: last Monday, Berkeley, California, police arrested a 16-year-old after discovering assault rifles, knives and explosives in his home. The tip came from other students…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — May 22, 2022 — Sunday Morning Scramble

22 May 2022 I By Roy Berger

Good morning. It’s been a couple of weeks since we scrambled so let’s get to it: Here’s one you didn’t know: there are over 32,270 fitness centers in the United…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — May 15, 2022 — The Little Racetrack That Could

15 May 2022 I By Roy Berger

It was probably a bigger long shot than Clay over Liston, the Jets over the Colts, USA hockey to beat Russia or even The Ultimate Warrior stunning Hulk Hogan in…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — May 8, 2022 — The Bluebird of Happiness

08 May 2022 I By Roy Berger

Damn, that happened fast. It got here quickly. Too quickly. It was September 1957, the day after Labor Day, a summer-turning-fall-day on Long Island, then a burgeoning suburb for New…

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