Category Archives: baseball

Goodbye To My Dear Friend

I have to say good bye to one of my dearest friends. I don’t want to, it’s awful, and I wish I could somehow change what is now life without him in it because it’s going to be far too … Continue reading

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Apollo 1, Honey 0

Boston Red Sox fan here, full of stupefaction and short on sleep. Forgive me if I make no sense. Game 3 had this: Followed by Game 4 with this: Which makes for anything but a boring series. Yet life continues … Continue reading

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Where to begin again?

Hello again! It’s been months of procrastinating, neglect, negligent slackerdom. I could name 70 more adjectives for my writing dodge but it all boiled down to a firm belief that I had absolutely NOTHING to say. Massive writer’s block. Much … Continue reading

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End of the Season, End of an Era

It’s unofficially official. The predicted and expected outcome of the meeting between upper management and Terry Francona will result in the firing of Terry Francona. This will end both a marvelous and frustrating eight year tenure (2004-2011) that concluded in … Continue reading

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One hundred and sixty two and it’s down to the Last Game

“Is your heart going to be able to handle tonight’s game?” Good question. After 161 games of baseball, a dismal start (2-12), an unbelievable June through August and a nine game lead in the Wild Card race to start September, … Continue reading

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The Spring That Never Was: 2011

It is the unknownth grey and cold day. My fingers are freezing and I have a sweater on. I don’t believe the number or the month on the calendar and I feel like I’ve been in some kind of coma … Continue reading

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Departmental Updates

What a sad time for this blog! Such infrequent posts that I’ve resorted to departmental updates, much like the tortuous monthly work meetings that make you want to request at least three hours of your life back. Go grab a … Continue reading

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Baseball, bees and bad dogs

Things couldn’t get any better at this moment: the Red Sox are on the radio while I type at the kitchen table and they aren’t losing. Youngest son is doing his math homework right next to me (I am so … Continue reading

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Spring or something like it…

What a beautiful sunny day! Still a bit nippy but the sun is so strong now that it’s warm if you’re not standing in the wind. There are all sorts of spring-like events popping up around here despite a slow … Continue reading

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Today I Am a Brady Lady

Dear Tom, I finally love you after jumping on the Patriots fair-weather-fan-wagon last night. You were amazing, you really smeared the Jets face in it and dominated the game. Congratulations! Now, here’s what you don’t have to worry about: 1. … Continue reading

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