Monthly Archives: February 2009

1 and 1

It looked a little tough out there, with no outs, three runs in and a man on second.  Down by three in the first, we were, and we needed help.  But Eli went in and got the next three guys, … Continue reading

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak out and remove all doubt. –Abraham Lincoln

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Odds and Ends

Hey, maybe the Chicago Sun Times reads my blog.  They took the Cubs logo border off their website a few days ago, right after I publicly complained about it.  Okay, publicly meaning right here, to you, my loyal reader.  Somebody … Continue reading

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0 and 1

We lost, but showed great heart, coming back from errors on the field, always coming back.  The team is going to be fine, and possibly terrific.  The new kids finally got their taste of the big leagues, and the game … Continue reading

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And so it begins

The new season begins today, and we are the first game.  We hoist the trophy from last year, with our names engraved on it, and begin our defense of the title on the same day.  This should be fun.  We … Continue reading

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Logos down the page

If you have gone to the Chicago Sun Times sports page online recently, you will see that the President of the United States is probably annoyed.  I know I am.  It seems only one professional baseball team plays in Chicago, … Continue reading

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Fun

I have been accused, accurately, of being cranky when I don’t feel well.  My wife, one of the few readers of this blog, is now laughing.  Probably hooting.  But it’s time to have fun again.  Fun at the ballpark, as … Continue reading

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And then, Sun

And today there is sun.  The fields are wet, but we will practice at a middle school that replaced their grass with artificial turf.  Our first game is Saturday, after opening day ceremonies.  We will lift the trophy that has … Continue reading

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Good Rain

It rains hard, and I’m glad for it.  There are a few caveats to that.  I imagine our practice will be rained out again today.  And I have an aging automobile, something over 14 years old, a car of which … Continue reading

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It was between the brothers, Kay.  I had nothing to do with it. 

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