Winning Takes Care of Everything

March 27, 2013

Winning Takes Care of Everything

by Stan Faryna

Stan Faryna
Michael Jackson, Man in the Mirror
There is a small, outspoken minority that are offended by Nike’s celebratory ad of Tiger Wood’s recent PGA triumph as he climbs to No. 1 in Golf.
Nike’s position on the message,”winning takes care of everything,” is that it’s about Tiger’s game – it is not a tongue in cheek reply to the scandals that dethroned the golfer in 2009. But no one is buying Nike’s official statement. Any controversy actually feeds the hype. And, honestly, who is going to passionately argue that winning doesn’t take care of everything?
Winning Takes Care of Everything
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An Untitled Novel About the Road of Hope: Chapter 1.4

April 22, 2011

Chapter 1.4.1

[ Chapter 1.1 is here. ]

01 July 2023
Buchrest, Romania

John was waiting for Hachi to do doggy business. He put on his new K-9 hyper-intelligent eyewear. They looked like designer sunglasses.

“K-9. Play song. Placebo. Running Up That Hill.”

“Yes, Master,” replied K-9.

A sudden wave of sadness washed over him.

Unbid tears filled John’s eyes. He gasped for air. He closed his eyes.

And if only I could make a deal with God. And get him to swap our places. Be running up that road. Be running up that hill…

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