Pork chops, greens and the black conservative

Thursday is my favorite day to go to the black barbershop for a beard trim and catch up on current affairs in Detroit. Thursday is not a very crowded day like Friday and Saturday. But you still get the great benefits of the weekend. This is when the guy with large white boxes filled with soulContinue reading “Pork chops, greens and the black conservative”

JD Martinez a Tiger for life if Mike Ilitch were alive

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”

Running man — again

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”