Escambia unrest did not slow MLB pipeline

Escambia unrest did not slow MLB pipeline

It’s been 45 years since the Bicentennial celebration. The country put Watergate in the rearview; Apple and Microsoft were incorporated; and on Feb. 5, 1976, there was a four-hour race riot at Escambia {Fla.) High School.

We’ve become numb

We’ve become numb

A year ago, President Trump was in the midst of denying the emerging coronavirus. A year later, Americans are hurting. … What matters is that we are numb. People want their lives back to normal.

Today, I wish it was yesterday

Today, I wish it was yesterday

I’m not 10 anymore. I’m 53, and my heroes are dying. … Yesterdays are to be cherished. Yesterday, we didn’t know Tom Seaver was dead.

Grandaddy

Grandaddy

Forty-six years ago I was 7. We were back in Lynchburg – but not on the ridge, running around the tobacco fields, berry patches, gardens, and hayloft. My mom was home to bury her dad.