By Del Duduit A few weeks ago I was in San Antonio to cover the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four for Athletes in Action. On Friday of the weekend, I had about an hour to spare, so I ventured down the Riverwalk and made my way to the Alamo, which was only a couple of… Continue reading “Remember Your Alamo”
By Del Duduit Well, it’s here. What started out in a burger joint in Cincinnati near Great American Ball Park is now a reality. My first book, Buckeye Believer; 40 Days of Devotions for The Ohio State Faithful, will be officially launched April 21. The devotional, based on memorable moments in OSU football history, may be… Continue reading “This is Jim Tressel, How Can I Help You?”
By Del Duduit SAN ANTONIO -- I have accumulated a few regrets in my brief 51 years on Earth. But as Paul Anka penned in the song, My Way, there are “too few to mention.” But Rick Barnes and I share one regret together. Although some disappointments in life may not have a happy ending, this… Continue reading No regrets
By Del Duduit Over the past several months, I have interviewed many professional athletes. Most of them are grateful for their positions in life and do their best to give back to their communities. Some give money to hospitals while others have established foundations for some worthy causes. Some choose to help area youth while… Continue reading Will You Do Something?
By Del Duduit BRADENTON, Fla. – ENCOURAGE: To give support, confidence or hope to someone. I met Clint Hurdle, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, last season in Cincinnati. I was there to do some research on a project and snagged a few moments with him in his office before a game. We had a… Continue reading “Make A Difference Today”
By Del Duduit Little Joslynn wants to be a teacher when she grows up. She has already passed one difficult test on her way to earning her credentials. On Aug. 3, 2017, she was school shopping for shoes with her mother, Jodi, at Scioto Shoe Mart – a place I love. Joslynn was recovering from… Continue reading Joslynn Taught Her First Lesson
By Del Duduit We’ve been on this journey together. My friend, Beckie Lindsey, saw one of her dreams come true a few weeks ago when her manuscript turned into a published young adult fiction book titled Secrets: Beauties from Ashes Series. The first of three is off to a tremendous success. Beckie and I met… Continue reading Beckie’s SECRET is Out!
By Del Duduit Sometimes tragedy can spark inspiration. A horrific event can spawn imagination, and it can also force you to take inventory of yourself. The awful events of Sept. 11, 2001, made it a dark day for America. Thousands of people died in New York City when the Twin Towers fell to the ground.… Continue reading Take a Swing at Life
By Del Duduit You are no dummy! (Sorry David Pendleton – I should have said you are no wooden-American.) You can make your own decisions. You make hundreds of them every day. Some are simple while others may take serious thought. You might spend the time to consider the consequences of a commitment you are… Continue reading Who Pulls Your Strings?
This post will not be a regular blog, but it is my testimony of recent events. By Del Duduit I have waited with patience for the right moment to address this issue. The great and esteemed philosopher Rafiki said it best, "It is time." About a year ago, I was at the Asheville Christian Writers… Continue reading No Other Explanation!