Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 9:10 AM EST Feb 7, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — I made it to Detroit Tigers fantasy camp. The experience begins on a wooden barstool at the local Ramada Inn, sitting next to a woman named Lisa Knoll. She can really swing it, campers say. There are campers and former Tigers getting reacquainted with one another. Dave Rozema is talking. I’m sitting next to Ramon Santiago, who is sitting across from Placido Polanco. We are inside the Tiger Town cafeteria, where the Sunday night orientation barbecue is winding down. Earlier, teams and coaches were announced for the 62nd edition of this “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity, which gives fans a chance to relive their ball-playing dreams on the back fields in Lakeland, Fla., while being coached by former Tigers. For a week, we will dress like big leaguers, play on the same fields and pull similar muscles.We will swing and miss, make errors and face-plant while … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers fantasy camp about more than reliving glory days
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BEFORE he passed away, I looked after my elderly father for several years, who battled with both prostate cancer and dementia. He was very hard work at times, but I was happy to care for him as my sister lives on the other side of the country and has a tough job, as well as three teenage children.Towards the end of his life though, I developed ME and I simply didn't have the energy to manage. Because we don't have any other close family members, my sister was forced to take over. Sadly, I never got to see my dad again and he died a few months later.My ME is now, more or less, stabilised and while I still get exhausted easily, I am no longer badly affected by headaches and joint pain. My sister and I had little or no contact while I was ill but I was fine with that, because I knew she had more than enough to do with our dad.Since the funeral though, she's ignored the emails and messages I've left on her mobile phone, which always goes straight to voicemail. I've even sent a letter by … [Read more...] about Ask Fiona: Why is my sister ignoring me efforts to contact her?