Tag Archives: Power Memorial

I AIN’T WASTING NO MORE TIME

When I was a teenager I hated school. Most felt the same way, I think?  Difference between you and me? I didn’t persevere. Just gave up. School? Ha! I’d rather hang out, do my own thing. Know what I mean? … Continue reading

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KING OF PAIN

As a young boy growing up in Windsor Terrace, I was hurting. Not hurting physically, I was one of the better conditioned kids in the area despite being on the skinny side. I don’t ever recall having a sprained ankle, … Continue reading

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BOTTLED UP INSIDE OF ME

Quote of the Day: “We get hurt and embarrassed by our early failures and forget to go back and take a second look at what we’re feeling. We get disconnected from who we really are and what we can do.” … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP WITH…

Love catching up with old friends; It brings back so many memories. One of my favorite people growing up from the neighborhood also happened to be one of the fastest runners too. Jerry Cole has been a frequent contributor to … Continue reading

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THE EVIL THAT MEN DO…

Sad story out of Brooklyn. A young kid was picked up by a stranger on the streets of BoroughPark while walking home to meet his parents. Seems like the young boy was lost and had asked an adult for directions. … Continue reading

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THE ART OF EDUCATION

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius On Saturday morning I was sitting in a restaurant reading the local newspaper. I was out of town attending an end-of-season coaches meeting for … Continue reading

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TWO GOOD GUARDS

In continuing with the ‘Lost and Found‘ theme, two more people who I think about on occasion are Richie Deere and Brian Keating. Both guys were good people and boy could they play ball! I used to love watching those … Continue reading

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