Every Opening Day brings with it hope, for it indeed springs eternal on this day perhaps more than most. Hope had lost one hundred eight years in a row. With 88M people in the United States in 1908, as of 18 months ago, only 400 remained. As of last October, all of that changed. Continue reading Opening Day
I would put Fenway Park an unreachable #1 as the greatest place to see a sporting event, more than Wrigley and Lambeau. After those three, everything else is miles away. Continue reading Reminiscing about Fenway
2019 was a truly epic year. One year ago today, Grace & I were engaged. Since that seminal moment, this past year has seen its share of ups and downs, the highest of the highs most certainly high and the lowest of the low tragically low. Through it all, my constant has been Grace and our dog Taylor. This is what the last year, and the years leading up to it looked like… Continue reading New Years 2020
The Cubs season boiled down to seven games to either make the playoffs or not. They need to win all seven to have a chance. Their best pitcher Yu Darvish is on the mound, with an epic run of strikeouts over the past two games. Will he lead the Cubs to victory? Can he help stop their 5-game skid and start a 7-game winning streak? Time will tell… Continue reading SIX to GO. Go CUBS Go.
Will I remember The seven games of September? Could this be the beginning of a seven-game winning streak? Today weather permitting, … Continue reading Seven Games in September
I am reminiscing of our summer in 2018 when Derek and I went on an epic trip through Colombia and … Continue reading World Cup Beers
2016 was a year where I focused upon myself, my family & my friends, and my dog. Along the way, my family, friends and I experienced loss. Along the way, I joined an amazing company (Upwork), went on an amazing adventure (the Rickshaw Run in India), and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. It was an epic year. Continue reading 2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective
Doggy Day at the Office… #insideupwork #upwork Continue reading Back in the Office!
“Tucked away in the northeast corner of the US, there is a small town where tomorrow never comes. A quiet … Continue reading Baseball’s Hall of Fame
In my opinion, Griffey Jr. is the greatest baseball player I’ve ever seen. He missed almost 500 games due to … Continue reading Griffey