Much to the disappointment of his grand plan - Alfie didn't win a cup by signing with the Red Wings in July 2013 for one year. He did record a respectable season, with 18 goals, and 49 points in only 68 games.
At 74, his eyes are still exceptionally blue and a little bit mischievous. He sits calmly, listens to a question about how often he is offered roles like the one he plays in Unfinished Song, and smiles.
Rankin put out an APB for unique New Yorkers (say that 10 times fast) and the results are amazing. Each participant donates $100 to Oxfam. Fortunately I was selected to be one of the subjects... and my little dog, too.