All bets off wiith gambling Sat, Apr 05 2014 12:00 PM

"How much ya wanna bet?" was a common question growing up in my neighborhood in Flint, Mich. It was a rhetorical question because no one had anything to bet.
The first time I realistically wanted to place a bet was February 1964 when Sonny Listo [..]

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Keep it short, simple

Growing up, one of my favorite TV cops was Sergeant Joe Friday of “Dragnet.” I loved it when he asked a witness a question and Joe received a “scenic tour” answer. Joe’s retort of “Just the facts, ma’am,&rdqu [..]

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Bittersweet anniversary

Five years ago on March 6, 2009, Dr. Steven Brozinsky, a fine fellow, informed me after my colonoscopy that I had a tumor on my colon that he knew was cancer. There’s a gut shot for you on an otherwise nice day. Brozinsky didn’t waste [..]

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Attitudes are behind changing times

Last year, Jason Collins, an active National Basketball Association player came out of the closet proclaiming his homosexuality. A few male professional athletes have come out after their careers were over, but none during, except a boxer, also last [..]

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Following up with hookers and trash cans

Someone wrote the newspaper regarding my Eyecandy Showgirls column, characterizing my writing as “Inappropriate,” “Immature,” and “Insensitive.” The writer indicated that Eyecandy was contributing to prostitution o [..]

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