UPDATE: My longtime friend and former newspaper colleague at the Burlington Times-News is being honored July 21, 2020 by the city of Burlington, which declared in a proclamation with a bunch of whereases and therefores that today is Bob Sutton Day in Burlington noting his 25 years of high achievement and service as sports editor … Continue reading Updated: Bob Sutton, the hardest working man in journalism is looking for what’s next
"Deacon King Kong"; By James McBride; 2020, Riverhead Books; 270 pages. In devouring every delightful sentence or poignant passage in "Deacon King Kong" it is impossible to believe that author James McBride didn't have a grand time writing each and every word. That's how much fun it is to visit this slice of south Brooklyn … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Deacon King Kong’ is a rollicking romp
Three years ago I wrote about the only long-standing Easter tradition in my immediate family -- placing flowers at the Danbury Town Cemetery on graves in the area marked of for the Taylors. The headline back in March of 2018, "An Enduring Easter Tradition." Today I am happy to report that it still endures, even … Continue reading An Easter tradition still endures despite . . .
Sunday morning was the first time I woke up unsure of what day it might be. Saturday, perhaps? Didn't seem like Saturday. Then again, what does Saturday feel like anymore? Monday? Nah, it was too late in the day to be Monday -- 9 a.m. is past my normal 8:30 a.m. weekday telephone meeting with … Continue reading Adjusting to our new abnormal normal