Archive for the ‘Other Side of Sports (Too)’ Category

Why? A Letter from Eddie to Eric

To-VFW Post 5540 Commander Eric Mills and Members From-Eddie Michels Life Member VFW Post 5540 Subject-Why? Gentlemen:      I am asking you why you would vote at the May 2018 Post meeting to remove me as your announcer of this years Memorial Day Parade, why?      Since over the past three weeks not one person […]

Memorial Day not the same in Phoenix

Back on May 10, 2018 I received an e-mail from VFW Post 5540’s Commander Eric Mills stating that I wasn’t announcing this years Memorial Day Parade on May 28th. After over a week I found out from Mills that at the May meeting at Post 5540 it was voted on that I not announce the […]

Dunedin Citizens getting Checks from the Blue Jays?

 Well it’s understood that the Toronto Blue Jays want to take over the Louis A. Vanech Complex in Dunedin to expand their complex.      Now here is the big question since the complex was given to the city for the use by its citizens for recreational use who is going to pay the owners […]

ENGELBERT RV PARK?

Yours truly stumbled on this earlier in the week but this morning I figured a photo and article would be appropriate.      It seems that someone from somewhere has parked their fairly new RV behind field one at the Englebert Recreational Complex, spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays and its minor league […]

Helping the Kids Post 275 Women

  DUNEDIN, FLA.–The staff of American Legion Post 275 in Dunedin gathered on Sunday December 17th at the post home for their group photo.  These ladies for a number of years have been giving of themselves helping numerous young children in need around the holiday season.  Front row (L-R) Amy Kressevich, Ilona Wells, Nicole Niles, […]

Thirty-seven Years, Suncoast Brotherhood leads Toy Run

The Suncoast Brotherhood Motorcycle Club conducted their 37th Annual Toy Run on Sunday the 17th in Dunedin, Florida.  The club secures donations of toys for those children in need in the area.  There was between 2-3 thousand bikes participating in the run.

THE OTHER SIDE OF SPORTS-THE DID YOU KNOW EDITION 2 OF ?

         Well here we go again fans and remember like the last of my offerings each graph is assumed to start with, did you know.      This go around we will bring to light the expansion at the Englebert Complex and the changes the Toronto Blue Jays want.  Yes the changes that the […]

THE OTHER SIDE OF SPORTS TOO, THE DID YOU KNOW EDITION ONE OF ?

This will be a did you know article maybe the first of many as a situation has arisen because of just one individual.  The reason he took the actions he did and those actions influence on others both elected, appointed or on the side lines appear to baffle an honest one’s mind.  Therefore, just read […]

YOU MIGHT BE A SENIOR CITIZEN IF (WHEN)

     Well I have been toying with this idea for quite some time and even been using some of the gags for about 10-plus years.   Some are not mine and I don’t honestly know where they came from.   So now I figured why not put them down on paper for all to see and get […]

Hurdle returns to Montreal

BRADENTON, FLA. – -A couple of days ago, I ran into a gentleman and talked to him about his return to a city north of the border and here is how it went.      Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is looking forward to the two games they play against the Toronto Blue Jays this Friday […]