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1990 Stories by Anna Dooling

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  • STADIUM

    published October 17, 1990

    The nadir came in 1966, when the first baseball game was played on an artificial surface, in a dome, in Houston. Gone were rainouts, outfielders'... More >>

  • WHAT A DOME IDEA

    published October 17, 1990

    John Meunier still remembers the first time he walked into a baseball park. It was at the Polo Grounds in 1957. He was an undergraduate... More >>

  • WHEELS OF MISFORTUNETWICE-STOLED TALES OF GRAND THEFT AUTO

    published September 12, 1990

    I fell in love with the car the first time I saw it, and would have bought it even if it hadn't run. It was a 1986 Chevy El Camino, a... More >>

  • HE STOOPS TO CONQUER

    published July 4, 1990

    Porkey has a pretty good explanation for why he drops the tennis balls so much while he is juggling. It does not take very many minutes... More >>

  • LOVE WITH THE PROPER SEPTUAGENARIAN

    published May 23, 1990

    When Marie Kelso moved to Sun City five years ago, she was not interested in meeting a man. She was eighty then, and met one... More >>

  • A WRINKLE IN TIMEPHOTO--HISTORIAN GETS A LOT OF YARDAGE OUT OF OLD FOLKS AT HOME

    published May 23, 1990

    The man was absorbed in vacuuming the gravel that graced the front yard of his house in Sun City when photographer Allen Dutton cruised... More >>

  • MID-AMERICAN GOTHICHANGING OUT AT THE SUN CITIES ART MUSEUM

    published May 23, 1990

    Karen Reinhold is sitting in the office she occupies as director of the Sun Cities Art Museum when one of the women working in the gift... More >>

  • Flying Dog

    published April 4, 1990

    At twenty pounds, Air Major is a small dog. He is brown and has short hair and a nice wiggly tail. He barks at strangers before he warms up to... More >>

  • Steal This Art

    published March 28, 1990

    Introduction Art lovers were agog last week when thieves made off with twelve works from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.... More >>

  • A Slight Obsession with a Short Man's Hero

    published February 7, 1990

    For years, David Markham has had a devotion to Napoleon that some of his friends think is a bit unnatural, and that would have driven to... More >>

  • Good-Bye, Columbus

    published January 17, 1990

    The opening salvo in what ought to develop into quite a lively exchange of gunfire was sounded last week when the first "counter... More >>

  • Tannenbaum Is a Rose, Is a Rose, Is a Rose

    published January 3, 1990

    One day, just after Christmas in 1984, Marion Bulin was driving to work through the Marina District of San Francisco. All of a sudden,... More >>

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