Monthly Archives: June 2009

New Cover continued

The new cover is very different, at least the version I saw recently.  A wheat field, a blue sky with clouds, a flock of birds (a murder of crows?) rising up on the top of the page.  I like the … Continue reading

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New Cover

A new cover will adorn the paperback of SWEETSMOKE, coming September 8th.  It is very different, but also compelling.  Watch for it.  I will post it when I get a final version. 

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No luck

We played well in the TOC, but lost to the Ladera Braves.  I will withhold my comments about certain things that happened in that game regarding sportsmanship.  I will say that Tom threw out a runner at first (from catcher), the … Continue reading

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Juuust a little more baseball

We’re in the TOC game tomorrow, Tournament of Champions.  We won’t win district, I suspect, not in Santa Monica, as our league is somewhat diluted with so many kids playing at different skill levels.  But we have good pitching and good batting, … Continue reading

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Championship Game

We managed to score one on a passed ball steal of home and held a tenuous 1 to 0 lead through most of the game.  Eli, who pitched brilliantly, ran out of pitches in the last inning, bottom of the sixth, … Continue reading

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For those of you keeping score

I know there are a handful of my blog readers who are curious as to the SM Little League stuff going on.  It was a very rough first half of the season, and the Cardinals went 2 and 6.  We … Continue reading

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