I got to thinking today that Aretha (no last name needed, just like Jesus and Elvis) is one of the finest Americans this country has produced. A forceful thrust on the keys and off she rhythms her way into a song. Don't Play That Song For Me...the keys squeaking on "I Say a Little Prayer.." You're no good heartbreaker. I am blessed it wasn't me she was after.
A reception at the BCRI in Birmingham with two splendid blessed friends, Moesia Davis and former NLB player and Southern gentleman deluxe, Willie Lee. If Willie's knee holds out, he is going to be flown to Harvard in the fall as a guest of the university. A smooth character, indeed, he asked if he could pick his own escort...he grabbed Moesia. The last five days in my life have been a a culmination of passions and dreams colliding at home plate....Let's play two..