Friday with Nick (3-31)

TGIF. Saturday is a holiday. April Fool’s Day. I know my boss reads my blogs, so I want to ask: D.C. “Are we getting April Fool’s bonuses this year?” I asked that same question about Christmas bonuses and they said: “April Fools”

Thursday with Nick (3-30)

I found what I considered a great story on the Knight Ridder wire today — question and answer sessions with Denny McLain. Problem is I can’t find anybody in the newsroom who remembers Denny McLain. The guy won 31 games in one season with the Tigers. That is nine more games than Chan Ho Park…

March 29 with Nick

I cleaned my desk today. Now I know that is not a big deal with you, but it was for me. I found two children at the back of my bottom drawer. I think I had seen their pictures once on a milk carton. I had notes and phone numbers and addresses from people who…

March 28 thoughts

I got pretty good at this blog thing when I was in Turin, but that was a month ago, so I screw up, please forgive me. I admit I love March Madness. The first weekend, I got to cover the NCAA Tournament in Dallas and left there believing in Memphis. I never really liked the…