Monthly Archives: July 2013

WHO GOT NEXT?

This trio would make for a good three-on-three team up in the boys schoolyard. Hanging out in Prospect Park.  From left to right: Martin C., Gerard T. and Bill K. Hoops135@hotmail.com Advertisements

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MONDAY, MONDAY…

As a young boy attending Holy Name of Jesus Grammar School, I hated Monday’s. It always seemed like the night before I could never fall asleep.  Watching TV, hanging out on the corner, the schoolyard…I just didn’t have the urge … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK KELLY

“They say it’s birthday…We’re gonna have a good time. Tonight is your birthday.” Have to give a birthday shout-out to one of my favorite people from the neighborhood, Jack Kelly! Here’s a special, long-distance dedication to you, Jack Kelly. Happy … Continue reading

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HIP-HIP, HOORAY!

They did it… Click on the link below. Lynch Developement Ad July 27 Congratulations. -Steve Hoops135@hotmail.com

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LESSONS FROM BACK IN THE DAY

This morning my wife and I were discussing today’s youths compared to when we were growing up in the 70’s and 80’s. Back in the day you had the older guys passing along their encouragement, advice, and discipline to us … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF A LION

When I woke up Sunday morning I reached for my cell phone on the night table and saw that I had a missed call from my sister Sharon and a text that read, “Call me.” What the fuck? I thought … Continue reading

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WORKIN’ FOR THE WEEKEND

Growing up as a kid and into my teens, I hated work. I had the worst fucking work ethic known to mankind. Couldn’t get up in the morning.  Didn’t want to do shit.  All I wanted to do was sleep, … Continue reading

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