COVID-19: A nurse’s words point to the depth of the lie

The words came from Jodi Doering, an ER nurse in South Dakota, and they were posted on Twitter over the weekend.  In her own quiet way, Doering proved once again that what is most simply stated is often what is most profound:  “I have a night off from the hospital,” Doering wrote. “As I’m on … Continue reading COVID-19: A nurse’s words point to the depth of the lie

Want to make America great? How about we get back to basic decency and tolerance…

It was late October, 1956. A cold rain was falling and the playground at William Cullen Bryant school (named after the 19th century poet and editor of the New York Evening Post) was a labyrinth of mud puddles. We were perhaps a week away from the presidential election that pitted the eminently decent Adlai Stevenson … Continue reading Want to make America great? How about we get back to basic decency and tolerance…

On Claude Julien, an astonishing play and the great Lewis Hamilton

Y’know, boys and girls, we here at MMQB Central have been watching sports longer than most of you have been around. Since Rocky Marciano was heavyweight champ and Hank Aaron was a rookie. So long that when Cassius  Clay won his gold medal at the Rome Olympics, I felt inspired to go climb the fence … Continue reading On Claude Julien, an astonishing play and the great Lewis Hamilton