Every so often, an interesting idea begets another. And more after that. The next thing I know, I have a head (and notebook) full of potential writing projects. Which one to start with? What to focus on? Should I write one, all, or none of them? Bands and artists grapple with similar things when creating
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One sunny morning in the autumn of 1988, the mind of an introverted student at a Florida high school became ignited with an idea. At the time, he could never have foreseen its scalability – and certainly not its endgame three decades later. Originally conceived as an ironic twist on televangelism for a project in
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The enchanting Emmylou Harris and the late Gram Parsons once beautifully sang, among other things, about what some may have hoped for in a certain dark hour. While people today may not specifically wish for the vision and speed that the duo sang about in that particular tune in 1974, we are all hoping for
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The following is non-edited, curated content from an article I wrote for the Joliet Herald-News, published on 2/21/19 (print version 2/12/19.) ORIGINAL:
https://www.theherald-news.com/2019/02/08/few-details-exist-about-first-joliet-vs-cubs-game/aqzgk92/ The year 1875 fell in the middle of a renewal period for America. The Reconstruction Era was in full swing, and the nation was rebuilding itself in a time of business, industry Continue reading “Few details exist about first Joliet vs. Cubs game”
The following is curated content from an article I wrote for the Joliet Herald-News, published on June 28, 2018. ORIGINAL:
http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/06/22/joliet-versus-the-chicago-white-sox-108-years-ago/aikfglm/ The Joliet Jolly-Ites played the Sox in 1910 at Dellwood Park By KEVIN TRUSTY June 28, 2018 Photo courtesy of Reno Caneva, author of the book “Dellwood Chronicles.” Part one of our Locals Continue reading “Joliet versus the Chicago White Sox — 108 years ago”
The following is non-edited, curated content from a story I wrote that appeared in the Joliet Herald-News on March 21, 2018. ORIGINAL:
https://www.theherald-news.com/2018/03/19/cubs-visit-to-rivals-park-in-1920-was-marred-by-stabbing/ajuc6wc/ Joliet was a happening place nearly a century ago. With burgeoning local businesses and a strong sense of civic pride, plus the bonus of being a just short train ride to Continue reading “Angry Attack: Cubs’ visit to Rivals Park in 1920 marred by stabbing”
This is the excerpt for a featured post.
In the years before he became the near-mythical Yankees’ slugger he is known for, Babe Ruth was a terrific pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Various magazine columns and feature stories.
http://www.neighborhoodtourist.com/2018/05/17/need-for-speed/ahffuah/ http://www.neighborhoodtourist.com/2018/05/17/down-and-dirty/a6wck5g/ Suburban Life Magazine, June 2016: (page 21) Kane County Magazine, October 2016: (Page 60)