What heaven’s all about
“Mr. Berra,” his first Yankee manager Casey Stengel once said, “is a very strange fellow of very remarkable abilities.” He died Tuesday at age 90.
I don’t believe in heaven. Not the kind they try to sell you on TV, anyway. There is no life in the clouds, no harps to greet you, no 24-hour Angel food cake buffet garnished with a bacteria-free chocolate fountain. Saint Peter isn’t at check-in waiting to take your bag and Elvis won’t be noshing on a PBJ & banana with an empty seat in his booth brushed off for you.
But I’m OK with that.
I can’t speak for the man, and lord only knows no man spoke better than he, but I have a good idea Yogi Berra didn’t believe in that heaven either.
Instead, he believed in the one he saw right here on earth. It’s a perfect little…
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