Monthly Archives: December 2016

FRIENDSHIP 101

Donato Barrucco on John Cain. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Cain and Davis families.                                  Will NEVER forget all those great adolescent years we had hanging on park side in the summer and in the subway during the … Continue reading

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I’M JUST WAITING ON A FRIEND

Still in shock. Or as Mick Jagger would say, “State of Shock.” John Cain was a huge Rolling Stones fan… Here’s an awesome tribute from Robert Fields on J.C. What a heartbreak for the Cain and Davis Families! My sympathies … Continue reading

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R.I.P. – JOHN CAIN

FUCK! Sad to report my childhood friend, John Cain has passed away. Cain died of a heart attack Monday night. He was 52. John is in the back row, second from the left, next to Sean Reilly. John’s holding a … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Hope the readers of Container Diaries have a great day. Here’s one of my many Christmas memories from back in the day. I was 6 years-old.  It was a little after 7:00 … Continue reading

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BLESS ME FATHER…

For I have sinned – it’s been 11 days since I last composed a blog entry. Each and every morning I drive past an outdoor basketball court. It’s covered with snow (we got about 10 inches the past few days). … Continue reading

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RIP JIMMY WARES

Received sad news about the passing of Jimmy Wares. Condolences to the entire family. Jimmy was a neighborhood guy from 18th street between 7th and 8th avenues.  He ran with “The Jokers.” Arrangements: Sunday Dec. 18 (7:00 PM-9:00 PM) Monday … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN TO EAST LANSING

Been living in East Lansing, Michigan the past 20 years. Here’s a pretty good story from our local newspaper on my journey in coaching. Enjoy… http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/sports/high-school/2016/12/05/east-lansings-finamore-took-unlikely-road-coaching/94550860/

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