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Archive: June 2017

MEETING MY HERO, TIM McCARVER

Posted on June 30th, 2017

On an October afternoon in 1964, I sat impatiently in the back of Mrs. Evans’ 7th grade history class at Frayser Junior High School.  I had the small plastic earpiece of my Japanese transistor radio in my right ear so I could listen to the 5th game of the World Series between the evil New York Yankees and my beloved St. Louis Cardinals.

HAPPY MEDICARE TO ME!

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

Last Saturday, I celebrated (sic) my 65th birthday.  My present was a Medicare card. Yes, it’s happy Medicare for me! 

Now that the Federal government has issued me a Medicare card, it’s official: I’m an old geezer.

NATIONAL SEERSUCKER DAY: A BIPARTISAN FASHION STATEMENT

Posted on June 8th, 2017

JUNE 8, WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today is National Seersucker Day, and I’m celebrating it in the United States Capitol with Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, and many other well-dressed Senators participating in “Seersucker Thursday.”