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Hey, Kid, I’ll Buy Your Car

Hey, Kid, I’ll Buy Your Car

Used car salesmen have traditionally received a bad rap over the years. Sometimes, it was deserved, but not always. I’ve known some honest ones over the years. I’ve also known a couple ...
The Day I Met Lance Armstrong

The Day I Met Lance Armstrong

I got into bicycle racing in the mid-eighties, and one of the most exciting races I ever saw was the final stage of the 1989 Tour de France. Cycling fans remember this was the year Greg LeMond won ...
Cherimoya

Cherimoya

Since the proclamation in 2018 by members of the Altruistic Literary Society of New England as the most mellifluous word in the English language, the once rare, exotic fruit Cherimoya has climbed to ...
Suds Brewer, Sportswriter Extraordinaire

Suds Brewer, Sportswriter Extraordinaire

“Hey, Pete. What’s up?” Chuck Donnelly asked as his co-worker from the newspaper walked into Happy Eddie’s bar. Peter Wright sat heavily on the barstool next to Donnelly, asked Joe the ...
Carambola … More Than Just an Interjection

Carambola … More Than Just an Interjection

Cowabunga! Booyah! Aha! Kaboom! Gosh, Golly, Gee! Holy Mackerel! Carambola! Common interjections heard in conversations daily, but were you aware Carambola is much, much more? Carambola, commonly ...