“Saturday Night at the Movies” at the Walsh house on Ward

When I was about 13, I lived with my Mom by the University of Detroit across the street from the basketball arena. Back in those days I was the babysitter of choice for Ann and Jim.  I used to give babysitting gift certificates for Christmas.  Apart  from that I was paid the going rate.  The truth is, I would have done it for nothing as I always loved interacting with Jim and Ann and the kids.  Jim would pick me up and I would grab Kilroy my cat and we would drive over to Ward St.  On the way we would stop by Doyle’s liquor Store.  Jim would get me some Coke and a really big bag of Cheetos.  We would arrive at the house well after Kevin and Katie were in bed and asleep.  I would sit in front of the TV and watch “Get Smart” and then “Saturday… Read More…