Patrick Daugherty

Patrick Daugherty writes Sporting Box — athletics with no gush. He wrote for the Berkeley Monthly before the Reader.

Some of his stories from the print archives:

May 3, 1990 Bum, Bummer, Bumming (how people act when you ask for spare change)

Aug. 13, 1992 Farewell, Nazi Harlot (a cursed second-hand Benz)

Dec. 1, 1994, page 32 What If We'd Been Named Edward? (author calls other Patrick Daughertys in the phone book)

June 15, 2000, page 40 Friends Called Him Bill (author's father)

Be sure to save the story file to your desktop and zoom in to read the text.

Notable among Daugherty's digital stories are his contribution to the June 15, 2000 Father's Day issue and the Nov. 9, 2011 cover Work 10 weeks, take 10 months off (love affair with Alaska - pre-pipeline- a 3-part series)

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