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Me today in my home office

Let Us Pray (Play)

Forbes Field — my first “church” of baseball

“The Pen is Mightier than the Bat”, or “A Hat Thief vs. the All-Time Hits Leader — Who’s First in the Hall of Fame?”

This is me around the age I was at the beginning of this story

The Facts of Life/The Stats of Baseball

Me with the other neighborhood kids from Berkshire Avenue — I’m on the left, second row back. Jack Tepe is to my right. Behind me is Tommy Burgunder, a blind kid who played baseball with us.

The Home Team Comes to Bat

The left field scoreboard at old Forbes Field

The Cottage, Broken Noses and Heroes

Uncle Roman, Mom and Dad, Cousins Freddie, Carol and Janey Eichenlaub, siblings Julie, Jim, Brian, Chris and Ken standing in front of The Cottage

With our Myers cousins in Mt. Jewitt, Pa. — circa 1962 or 1963. David’s hanging from the branch — I’m up in the tree.

The Monongahela River in Pittsburgh, where I grew up

A Late Night Ramble

An old historic house not far from here — photo by me

And Vaccine Shaming — Don’t Do It!

Fredericksburg, Va — a lovely little part of Virginia — just not quite as quick on the pick-up, when it comes to getting the damn vaccines in supply.

Hawkeye Pete Egan B.

Connecting the dots. Storytelling helps me to make sense of this world, and of my life. I love writing and reading. Writing is like breathing, for me.

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