The best parts of growing older are experience, grace, laughter, wisdom and memories and growing older
itself because the alternative is death and I wouldn’t trade the
raggedy edges of my sometimes uncertain life for all the death I once
Because it is my lot in life as a writer —
however anonymous — to speak of things that are entertaining and/or
truthful, I find myself often torn. Especially now that I am post-40,
going on 60. But I’m an open book, if nothing else. The only remaining question is whether said book’s ending is good or bad.
With the Reds away in Arizona and another
story already planned on UC this week, I was left pondering what to do
to fill this space — and then I got one of the greatest gifts ever
handed to sportswriting — Charlie Coles.