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
A rainy day in Sausalito with Taylor, the Cubs, the Stones, and a bit of Christmas sounds just about perfect. Continue reading Christmas, the Cubs, Mick and Taylor
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
The story of Pearl Jam is the story of friendship. It’s the story of love. It’s the main reason why they have been among my favourite bands as they have spanned my college years thru young and old adulthood in Chicago. They have spanned my high school friends, among my best friends to my post-college friends, among my best friends. Continue reading Pearl Jam with Derek — 20 August 2016
How you do you say NO to a day that starts and ends as brilliantly as today? You don’t. As … Continue reading I Know Know
I woke up around 4 AM to a crescent moon overlooking the Sausalito bay, waking up from a dream of … Continue reading Thanksgiving Todays
Over the past year, when I am flying from here to there, I sometimes read “Baseball as the Road to … Continue reading Baseball and God. Go Cubs Go.
I love baseball. April is approaching. And this could be the Cubs’ year. Then again, it could be just like … Continue reading I Love Baseball