Rest in peace to my aunt, Gloria Sumner, who passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was a very sweet person and I’ll miss her. Continue reading “Rest in Peace, Aunt Gloria”
Recently I started writing obituaries for people I find fascinating. So far, the only people I’ve found fascinating are professional wrestlers. Continue reading “Nikolai Volkoff”
Johnny Fox was a performer at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. He got cancer this past summer but survived it long enough to perform at one last festival. I was there for his first show on the first day back, where the audience – which was familiar with his work – was thrilled to see him. As was I. Continue reading “Rest in Peace, Johnny Fox”
I was very sad about the death of Tom Petty. He was originally famous in the 70s but I didn’t really learn to appreciate him until Full Moon Fever. Runnin’ Down a Dream got played on my Walkman over and over again. Continue reading “Rest in Peace, Tom Petty”
Here’s a review of Mr. Hockey: My Story by Gordie Howe I wrote a couple of years ago. I spoke to his son, Mark, shortly afterward, only to learn he hadn’t actually read the book yet! I can’t imagine, however, there was anything in the book his son didn’t already know.
Rest in peace, Mr. Howe!