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Henry Aaron

January 29, 2021


Henry – Hank – Aaron passed away last week at age 86. For ‘men of a certain age’ he is much more than the greatest homerun hitter of all time. He represents a dramatic shift in sports, society and every day American life. His record-setting home run, the one that eclipsed Babe Ruth’s “never-to-be-broken” 714, […]

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Significant Sig

March 17, 2020


I was recently named a “Significant Sig” by my fraternity, Sigma Chi. It’s an honor I’m not taking lightly. This is something I was not expecting to ever be considered for, and something that means a great deal to me personally. I’m humbled and grateful and probably undeserving. There are a lot of great people […]

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Once a Walk-On Always a Walk-On

January 15, 2018


The walk-on, if you’re not familiar with the term, is a college athlete who was not recruited heavily by a university or college. A player who was deemed “not good enough” to be offered a scholarship to a university, yet shows up to practice and tries to make the team. The odds weigh heavily against […]

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With the African fellows from UrbanPromise International

October 9, 2017


Just a quick note to thank you for Taylor’s concert yesterday at New Hanover UMC in Gilbertsville. He brought the house down. Playing to a crowd of 400 he was so engaging and funny. It was my first time seeing him, and I was impressed by how well he knew his audience, where they lived […]

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