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The Tiers of History

As I’m rereading a book about Mickey Mantle, I don’t recall the problems he had had with Joe DiMaggio, who, as The Mick was beginning his career, Joltin Joe was ending his. I also don’t remember what a light touch … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Manhattan

My new strategy when I can’t sleep is to just get up and write. If I don’t, I lie there visited by demons who just don’t know when to shut-up. It’s as if you’re mother was visiting. Suddenly you hate … Continue reading

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