May 23, 2023
"We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory."
(Louise Gluck, Pulitzer Prize Poet)
I hadn't watched a National Basketball Association game on TV beginning to end for years and then a few years ago I stopped watching altogether. But just the other day while channel surfing on my way to an old SEINFELD episode or maybe it was the Munich tennis tourney on Golf Channel, I saw the Celtics playing somebody. Which—as everything seems to in these elderly days of mine—reminded me of somethings: how important basketball was to me growing up in Circle; how important it is...