Tag Archives: baseball

Well This is Interesting.

My blog is blowing up. I mean it, it is exploding with views, and I have absolutely no idea why. This is, sadly, a very beloved, but a neglected blog. I started it, I think, in 2007. I had no … Continue reading

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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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This Morning On My FaceBook News Feed…

This Morning On My FaceBook News Feed Sister Mary is at the top of the feed with this: Jeter on His Career: Explaining His Spotless Image The final player to wear a single-digit number for the Yankees, Jeter spoke with … 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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A little of Summer 2013

My goodness, where did this summer go? The last time I wrote for this poor, neglected blog, it was cold and damp and we were living in the basement. Now it is balmy with a soft breeze. The Red Sox … 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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