Tag Archives: Celery City

That Stain Is On Our Soul

As mentioned in the intro to this series, I woke up with a chip on my shoulder the morning following George Floyd’s death. I sat at my desk,  ready to pick a fight with Sanford, Florida, though I only lived … Continue reading

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Woke Barber

The Old Redhead Red Barber was a legendary baseball announcer for radio and television, who worked for three major league teams: the Reds, Dodgers and Yankees. Some years after his sports broadcast career, Barber enjoyed renewed fame as a regular … Continue reading

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How Did I Get Here?

Exodus When I was nearing the end of  8th grade, my parents sold their house in upstate Massachusetts and relocated the remaining kids (three of us still at home) to the Deep South. I knew nothing about Sanford, Florida, other … Continue reading

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Celery City

In the days after George Floyd’s killing, I thought much about racism, my white privilege, and just about everything else.  I woke up each morning feeling as though I should write, or say, angry words. And I did. I found … Continue reading

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