Monthly Archives: July 2008

DADDY DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

As a coach, I deal with kids ages 16 to about 22. They come from all backgrounds. Some have money, some don’t. Some are interested in academia, some aren’t. Some drive cars, some take the bus to school. Some respect … Continue reading

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HOLY NAME SPORTS HALL OF FAME

This past weekend Rich Gossage was inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Imagine for a moment Holy Name had a sports Hall of Fame? Athletes and coaches. Basketball, baseball, track and field, cross-country, soccer, swimming…(Am I missing … Continue reading

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FORMER TEACHER AT HNS

This image was sent by a loyal reader of Container Diaries. We encourage readers to send their pictures, comments or the opportunity to be a guest blogger on anything from back in the day. -SF Hoops135@hotmail.com

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HANGIN’ IN THE YARD

This image was sent to me by a loyal reader of Container Diaries. Can you guess who these two are? Click on the image to enlarge… -SF Hoops135@hotmail.com

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OLD-TIMERS DAY

With the Mets and Yankees doing very well and with it being the summer, I will continue with the current baseball/softball theme. Did you ever attend Old-Timers day at Shea or Yankee stadium? I recall a few of them back … Continue reading

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BATTER UP!

When I was six years old I had aspirations of being a big leaguer some day.  I tried out for a softball team in P.S. 107’s. For some reason they said I was too young. I was ticked off! They … Continue reading

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R.I.F.

Quick, name the oldest and largest non-profit literacy organization in America? Come on, check the acronym in the title of the entry. YES! Reading is Fundamental. I lacked the fundamentals of reading growing up in Windsor Terrace. Heck, I actually … Continue reading

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