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Entries by Lester Sloan from 10/2009

Duke! Mama's Home: From the Detroit Stories

| Posted 10.03.2009 | Healthy Living

Back home again, her three-and-one-half hours of dialysis over, my mother negotiates her way through a maze of bags, chairs and boxes, toward the hazy out-of-focus shapes of the kitchen.

The Norwegians Got It!

| Posted 10.12.2009 | Politics

While writers, poets, and scientists usually win the award for what they have accomplished, statesmen, philosophers, and other persons of ideas are honored for the causes that they champion.

Soupy Sales,The First Birdbath: From the Detroit Stories

| Posted 10.28.2009 | Entertainment

Soupy's pies were the great equalizers. Everyone wanted to be hit with a pie thrown by Soupy, even Sinatra. No one was too big or important to get a pie in the face.