"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
I've tended to overlook today's holiday as merely an excuse for a day off for state and Boston city workers, but after reading Tom Fitzpatrick's June 17 post on the significance of the day, I hung the July 4 rosettes early, and the kids, with flags on tricycle and Big Wheel, staged an impromptu Bunker Hill Day parade.
One night when the men's club of Providence College (his alma mater) met at the Andover Inn, Tebbetts, during a question-and-answer session, was asked about the current whereabouts of Ellis Kinder years after his retirement from the game.
Kinder was a Red Sox teammate of note who liked to imbibe. Without missing a beat, Tebbetts looked at his watch and cracked, "Right now I'd say he's at Jimmy O'Keefe's (a Boston watering hole).''