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Mar.20.2014
On this edition of the Phil Naessens Show  Alex Hall joins Phil to discuss the season ending injury to Jarrod Parker, the health status of Oakland A’s starters Scott Kazmir and A.J. Griffin, their possible replacements and more Oakland A’s talk. Rush Olson joins Phil...
phil-naessens's picture
Feb.20.2014
  Baseball’s Spring Training is in full swing and there is a sense of excitement in the air. Optimism usually reigns supreme and for the most part we’re all excited to see just what the “boys of summer” have in store for us this season.     Usually this time of year I think back on...
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Feb.11.2014
Some of us will have to relocate, but if someone wants a free house to write in, Detroit is your place to go. [DE]   Write House, one of the three homes purchased by the Detroit nonprofit and writer's residency program. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  Write A House Is Giving Writers Free...
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Oct.28.2013
Gethesmane Cemetary is a small, forgotten field near Detroit’s City Airport. Broken and fallen tombstones fight for space amongst a chokehold of weeds and overgrown grass. Dirt and mold conceal the names etched on the stones. No one is buried here anymore. Few come to visit those that were.  ...
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Jun.17.2012
It was 86* in San Francisco today, four degrees short of a record.    In anticipation of Father's Day, Son Jason and I went for coffee across Geary Street, at the Angel Cafe.  It was an absolutely fabulous day, clear, sunny, still, and warm.  A panoply of humanity streamed along...
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Sep.02.2011
"Gone But Never Forgotten," is my compelling new mystery short story, now in Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords. Will keep you guessing till the shocking conclusion.   http://www.amazon.com/Forgotten-Mystery-Short-Story-ebook/dp/B005JPZ6V4/...   http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1105148632?...
Don surath's picture
Apr.13.2011
Rose was the prettiest of the six Smith girls.  At 15,  older sister Mollie took Rose to dances  as a guy-magnet.  After the boys approached, Mollie came in with the charm. that magnitism stayed with mom until the end.Like lots of depression era girls Mom quit Northern High for beauty school.  Soon...
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Apr.03.2011
It's still official. As an actor/comedian/improviser Charlie Sheen still irks the living daylights out of me. What is really sad about it all: I'm also sort of irked at the comedians/improvisers who are following him at this point along with the seeming sheeple who are still gawking at this man....
Don surath's picture
Feb.25.2011
Pappy Smith died while playing chess at ninety five with a twelve year old girl.  Pappy's legal first name was Wolf but everyone called him Pappy for so long that few people knew that Wolf Smith was born Wolg Schoychat in Riga, Latvia.  He was the younger brother of Bear and Lion.  His dad, a...
Don surath's picture
Feb.09.2011
When I was ten years old my folks drove from Detroit to Miami Beach to escape the snow and meet their friends Lew and Betty Wexler for a week in the sun. We stayed at the brand new Thunderbird Hotel which to our good fortune also was host to the Branjolina couple of the day, Eddie Fisher and Debbie...