The Legend Of Babe Ruth

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George Herman Ruth, better known as “Babe Ruth”, is widely regarded as the greatest baseball player in the history of the game. Also known as “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat,” a virtual home run machine whose exploits off the diamond were as colorful as the wonders he pulled off while on it. He […]


Barry Bonds Who S Your Daddy

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To real baseball fans, Babe Ruth is the greatest home run hitter of all time. When he hit 60 home runs in 1927, he hit more home runs than any of the other (7) American League TEAMS. When Bonds hit 73 homers in 2001, every team in the National League out-homered him. Of course they […]


Babe Ruth Biography

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Babe Ruth’s Early Life On February 6th 1895, Babe Ruth was born George Herman Ruth, Jr., in a poor waterfront neighborhood. When Ruth was seven years old, his father gave him up to St. Mary’s Industrial School for Boys, an orphanage. A priest at St. Mary’s, Brother Matthias, recognized the wonderful talent that this child […]


The Abstinence Teacher Gets An A In My Grade Book

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Tom Perrotta and I have two things in common: New Jersey roots and novels about sex education; his latest work, The Abstinence Teacher is the only other novel, besides my own, The Sex Ed Chronicles, that I have read which covers a subject that is still considered taboo in some social circles. The Abstinence Teacher […]


Life Is A Gift Open And Enjoy It

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There is a bottle of perfume sitting on my dresser that I was given when I was ten years old! As you can tell I have pack rat tendencies! For me that pattern started as a young child. I could never bear to throw things away. There was more to it than not wanting to […]


Family Ties When To Let Go

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Ruth consulted with me because she was confused about what to do regarding her mother, her brother, and her son. From the time Ruth was born, she never felt like she belonged in her family. Her mother ignored Ruth, obviously preferring her brother, and consistently allowed her brother to beat Ruth up. Ruth had some […]


Barbie Dolls Where Did They Come From

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Dear Santa, Please can I have a Barbie doll for Christmas? Barbie dolls have probably been on Christmas wish lists for several generations of girls. In fact Barbie has become a household name for many years. Who created the first concept of the Barbie doll? The story started with the birth of Ruth Mosko in […]


The Birth Of The Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Adrift in our memory banks are the smells and tastes of the food of our childhoods. One whiff of something familiar coming from the kitchen and we are instantly kids again. And no food is more closely aligned with that of childhood than the chocolate chip cookie. Warm and gooey, hard and crunchy, filled with […]


The Babe Ruth Story The Fierce Rivalry Of The Red Sox And The Yankees

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Near the end of the 1919 season, Harry Frazee, then owner of the Boston Red Sox, decided to sell a group of his star players to the New York Yankees. Among them was George Herman Ruth, also known affectionately as “Babe”. Ruth’s career reflects the change in strategy and the shift in dominance from pitching […]


Barry Bonds Only One More Record To Break To Become Number 1

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With a 445-foot landing over the center field wall of the Giants’ waterfront AT&T Park, two run shot Barry Bonds beat his magical 715th home run, overtaking baseball legend Babe Ruth for second place on the all-time home-run list. In the fourth-inning Bonds swung a ball that Colorado Rockies’ starting pitcher Byung-Hyun Kim threw and […]