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September 7 – Dressing for every game in the long season of life

September 7. “You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them.” (Leroy Satchel Paige) I love a good baseball metaphor to inspire thinking, and help tell about life. … Continue reading

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August 13 – Finding the things in life that make you want to work 10 times harder

August 13. “When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.” (George Bernard Shaw) There are many stories of writers, like Shaw, who wrote and … Continue reading

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My 5 All-Time Favorite Baseball Movies.

Baseball is my first love. In my post on How Baseball Saved a Young Boy, I described the importance the sport had in my early life. My love of Baseball is a lifelong affair, and transcends any other relationships in … Continue reading

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Things I really want to do…

In recent years, it has become fashiobable for people to create their “bucket list”, a set of things they want to do before they kick the bucket. Personally, I am not a fan of bucket lists for two reasons. First, … Continue reading

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How baseball saved a young boy…

I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie. It was the 1970s, and Cleveland was known as the “mistake on the lake”. Yes, I was living there, and remember well, when both the Cuyahoga River, and … Continue reading

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What makes something a Sport?

When I was in my teens, I fell asleep most nights listening to a radio program called “Pete Franklin’s Sportsline”. It was the 1970s and long before sports talk radio had become ubiquitous. Each night Pete would talk about the … Continue reading

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Why a blog?

Why a blog? I guess… why not? I have been considering putting my thoughts on things down in some form for quite a long time. I have thought of writing books about a variety of topics, but never could narrow … Continue reading

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