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Whiskey and Lace

02. Hitting a Home Run in Life: Conversations with My Dad

Whiskey and Lace
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It's safe to say that this episode is pretty damn special. 

Erika interviews her dad, Melvin, in this wholesome episode. From his career as a baseball coach to raising his 6 children with his wife, Alice, Melvin shares some pretty heartfelt stories and thought-provoking discussions. 

Tune in to explore the importance of upholding values and being a community leader, plus a comical missing birthday cake incident with Erika's brother. So grab a glass of whiskey, sit back, grab a tissue box, and let's go!


In this episode, we cover the following:

  • Melvin's childhood and getting started in baseball
  • Meeting his wife, Alice
  • What made him a good baseball coach
  • His experience being a baseball coach
  • The secret to a long and successful marriage
  • The beauty of having a large family
  • His experience attending the Kentucky Derby 
  • Funny anecdotes of raising Erika
  • Giving back to your community
  • Questions from listeners: 
  • "If there was one thing you could take off Erika's shoulders, what would it be?"
  • "What is one thing you'd like to tell Erika?"


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