Monthly Archives: September 2011

Time to hang up the cleats

  I didn’t want this Baseball Season to end knowing itwas my last one. It will come as a surprise to many of you that writing this column is a sideline I don’t admit to too many people — especially … Continue reading

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Reminiscing with girls from Ames

Jerry Gervase Central Coasting Posted: 09/25/2011 01:51:26 AM PDT Updated: 09/25/2011 01:51:27 AM PDT Confession: I like chick flicks. It began when my mother took me to see “Now Voyager” with Bette Davis and Paul Henreid when I was 6. The sexy … Continue reading

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Mama Mia. Now that’s Italian!

There are at least three things I share with Carl Alasko — we both write columns in this section of The Herald; we enjoy opera; and we both are passionate about good Italian food. Several hundred columns ago, I bemoaned … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Miss Liberty

THROUGH THE EYES OF MISS LIBERTY Jerry Gervase Central Coasting Posted: 09/11/2011 01:28:26 AM PDT Updated: 09/11/2011 01:28:27 AM PDT September 11, 2001: Thick black smoke billowing from an inferno that melted steel began to block the sun. The wind carried it … Continue reading

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Chipping away at the dream

I’ll be honest with you. I have had mixed emotions about many of our iconic figures. On close examination, we discover that their personal lives are not much different from our own. It doesn’t matter who they are: John F. … Continue reading

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Caught in Auto Parts Purgatory

I know you won’t believe this, but I am not as tough as I look. I am often intimidated by the simplest of things. Pencil thin female sales clerks with pouty lips look straight through me unless I staple my … Continue reading

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