A continuing story

  • A Tale for the All Star break (~part 2)

    Kusatsu, Japan – My third year at Michigan State was the year things really came together for me. In 13 starts everything went right, my record was 7-1, my ERA dropped...

  • A Tale for the All Star break (~part 1)

    Kusatsu, Japan – I don’t often get a chance to visit my father these days especially at times when we can sit on the sofa, drink Sake and watch the PEBA...

  • Okinawa to Host a Different Sort of Competition

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Naha, Okinawa – June 3, 2023: On Friday Naha mayor Yogi Keiji and Shisa club president Hatsuo Ko announced at a press conference that the city...

  • I, Kusonoki

    13: July, 2020  I’m working in my office when there is a knock at the door. The door isn’t usually closed during the day. I leave it half open. My attempt...

  • The Memory Puzzle

      She spoke in riddles. When he asked who she was, he thought he heard her say, “I know I have no right to ask for your help.” Which didn’t translate...

  • San Antonio’s GM is still breathing!

    By Joe Ricotta Calzones.com   SAN ANTONIO, Novemver 7th — It’s been almost a year since my last contact with San Antonio Calzones de Laredo General Manager – Simon Kuliszewski. I...

  • … Winkle in Time

      “Are you Brad?” the old man asked as the orderly pushed him and the gurney he rode on up the long hallway of the hospital. “What? Me? No no, I...

  • Memory’s Icebox

      An old man stands in a kitchen. He holds a knife. He doesn’t realize he is holding a knife. He doesn’t see the blood dripping off the knife and onto...

  • Homecoming

    In the beginning he saw nothing. He smelled the disinfectant, he heard someone shuffle past, he twitched his fingers against starched sheets. In the beginning he could not move. In and...

  • I, Kusonoki

    12: June, 2020 Sittin’ in the morning sun I’ll be sittin’ when the evening comes Watching the ships roll in Then I watch them roll away again Miss Okano packs a...

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