This podcast is a collection of personal and professional stories, culled from 40 years as a broadcast journalist and 60 years on the planet, with poignant and humorous moments and lessons learned that can resonate for all.
Meeting your heroes can be tricky. What if it doesn't go well? This is the story of a time when it indeed went well, an example of the great Wayne Gretzky's mantra, "you miss 100% of the shots you don't take." And an example of why it's so important to take those shots...now.
Long before Covid, it was not unusual for our work lives and personal lives to clash. Same for our professional desires and family obligations. Throw in religion, spirituality and tradition and you have the makings of "Passover and the Pope," the latest episode of the personal narrative series "Stories from the First 60 Years."
Is there a special place for you that no longer exists, a building whose absence punches you in the gut every time you walk by where it used to be and stare at its absence? I hope you enjoy the latest episode of "Stories from the First 60 Years."
When Kobe Bryant died in January, 2020, most of the memories centered around his Hall of Fame NBA career. But my mind went first to a memorable night in New York City in 2002 that only a select few were on hand to witness. That's why Episode 1 of "Stories from the First 60 Years" is called "The Night Kobe Came To The Rucker."