As always, please comment, like and share and join the Chop's Guide to the Galaxy Facebook Page! Tell us what you thought about this short story. The grinding sound was getting louder as he walked. Large machinery in the distance chewing something up, and as he continued towards it, he began to feel the Earth below him rumble.
As the days rolled on, he continued to talk about him. No other subject brought about such a positive change in his demeanor, his aura, than his father the Tuskegee Airman.
The Foundation Project – Cards for Hope
I'm working on a project that will provide baseball, football, basketball, and history cards to kids in low-income neighborhoods. As a collector, and being around true collectors for most of my life, mail day makes most of us 40 to 60-year-olds feel like kids being handed the keys to the chocolate factory. And that's with … Continue reading The Foundation Project – Cards for Hope
Black Ball – “Pop” Lloyd
Nicknamed "The Black Honus Wagner," Pop Lloyd gained the admiration of Wagner himself, and at the end of a game Wagner attended to watch Lloyd, Honus himself stated, "I am honored that they would name such a great player after me."
Black Ball – Baseball is the Devil
The Eagle asks for the co-operation of the law-abiding people of Bryan in protecting the Sabbath day against the violence of Sunday baseball. Excerpt - Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot April 14, 1913.
Black Ball – Saving the Negro Leagues – Introduction
It's just as American as apple pie and the Tuskegee Airmen.
Zen is Upon Me
Well, not really. I have completed my seven-day intro, continuing my normal day to day routine of eating and lack of movement. I have also completed my 30 days of trying to turn my life around, to include giving meditation a fair shot and some serious time, cutting back on eating every Little Debbie cake … Continue reading Zen is Upon Me
37 Days to Zen – 1 is a Lonely Number
When I wake up in the morning, I will be one day closer than I was a month ago. And with my back feeling much better, I will be one day closer to exercising again. Now that I am a professional reader I have started two books at once. Surfing the Himalaya's by Frederick Lenz … Continue reading 37 Days to Zen – 1 is a Lonely Number
37 Days to Zen – 2 Left
Two days left until I have my answer. The question: Is it possible for me to find Zen in 30 Days? Unless I bump into some guy named Zen in the corner store in the next few days, I will assume the answer is no. I do feel better though, minus my back from the … Continue reading 37 Days to Zen – 2 Left
37 Days to Zen – 3 days left… Broken Back Included
With three days left to find true Zen, it might be impossible. Especially since I am about four days late with this post. Unfortunately, I fell four feet backward off a trailer, striking asphalt, which unbelievably has very little give to it. I hopped up quickly, walked it off, and figured I would just be … Continue reading 37 Days to Zen – 3 days left… Broken Back Included