Tag Archives: baseball

Lucas’s Story

A couple days ago I was completing my morning scroll through Facebook when I was caught off guard by a post a friend had made–a post that contained a link to my youngest son Lucas’s latest blog. I was surprised. … Continue reading

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For Love of the Game, Part II

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” – Rogers Hornsby, former MLB player, manager and coach My love for the … Continue reading

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For Love of the Game, Part I

“It’s hard not to be romantic about baseball.” –Brad Pitt, as Billy Beane in Moneyball I love purple and pink sunsets over a blue glass lake and bright yellow flowers dripping with the morning’s dew. I love all-meat pizzas smothered … Continue reading

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Control Z

December 27, 2012 I had gone to a nearby college town to spend the day with some lady friends. After an enjoyable lunch downtown, we decided to stop in at Hearts of Fire Tattoo parlor just a few blocks away … Continue reading

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Grisham Slams One Out of the Ballpark with ‘Calico Joe’

Note:  I am a huge fan of John Grisham’s writing.  I’ve read every book he has written, and a hardback copy of each one is prominently displayed on my bookshelves.  A few weeks ago while doing my morning Facebook cruise, … Continue reading

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