The Rise of the Theodore Roosevelt (DB 14168) by Edmund Morris is my current nightcap book. That is the book I read in bed to gently break my attention from the screen life I live most days. It is a great book and it’s my second time starting it, and hopefully my first time finishing […]
“Boom Boom’s” visit made an impression on me, though. How could it not? Mancini’s presence was meant to be an example of what we, too, could accomplish, if we worked hard. We could be contenders. We could be somebody. Maybe not in the ring, but somehow. All you had to do was pay your dues and have faith, and somehow everything would turn out okay.