We walked in a sea of rainbows. There were rainbow flags and T-shirts and even rainbow socks. I took my daughter Celine and her friend tall Grace to the Motor City Pride festival that celebrates the lives of the LGBTQ community. She has always been a supporter because a number of her friends are Gay andContinue reading “A fun and prideful day”
No one called me Terry at home while growing up on the west side of Detroit. They called me Cookie. My grandmother and aunt, who raised me, said I had a big, round head that was shaped like a giant mall sugar cookie. So I became Cookie. Could you imagine what my byline may haveContinue reading “Hello. My name is Cookie”
The Tigers are telling people that they might not be able to afford slugger JD Martinez and may trade him before he becomes a free agent after the 2017 season. If Mike Ilitch were alive we would not hear such silly talk. JD would be part of the Tigers long-term future. Whether the moves wereContinue reading “JD Martinez a Tiger for life if Mike Ilitch were alive”
My sister in-law Denise will drive to Michigan for the weekend and think nothing of it. Then she will repeat the process the following weekend. She lives in Charlotte and has arrived on a Friday night and is back on the road for home by 4 in the morning Sunday. I am the exact opposite.Continue reading “Drive time”
Football player/ scholar Garrett Winn and my daughter Celine Foster were named Most Representative Students during the West Bloomfield Honors Convocation which is sort of like being named seniors of the year. Both were Summa Cum Laude, which means you had a 4.0 grade point average and above and they drew the praise of blackContinue reading “Black pride”
The whiffle game between the parents and the kids was tied 11-11 in the bottom of the seventh. I was standing on first when teammate Bart Hodge sent a screamer into right field. It looked like a double and I was determined to score from first and win the ball game. I rounded second and felt a slightContinue reading “Running man — again”
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