Tag Archives: baseball

Happy Halloween In Advance

Fall is in full swing, at least for the vibrant colors. Temperature-wise, the area around Philly has been more like late-spring and early-summer, not that I’m complaining. A cold front is passing through now, which will reset the climate to … Continue reading

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Redundancy 201

Are you tired of my redundant writing about the coronavirus pandemic each week, how nimrods are refusing to wear masks and avoiding social distancing while gathering in large groups? So am I— tired of redundancy in writing, that is. By … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day Belated

Valentine’s Day has passed us by. Onward we go with spring training and baseball once again. The Phillies started their pitchers’ and catchers’ first workout on the 12th, with the full squad coming together on the 17th. The first preseason … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

The furnace went on last night for the first time since last spring, a welcoming sound for the way autumn is supposed to be. The overnight low went down to 44°F/7°C in Andalusia and hit below freezing in the Poconos. … Continue reading

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How Much Do I Love the Internet? Let Me Count the Ways!

Sixty-one days remain until Thanksgiving, eighty-eight ’til Christmas. Ninety-four days are left to 2019, three hundred and ninety-five before the U.S. presidential election. Yikes, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Autumn just started last week. We need to … Continue reading

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Ah, Those Were the Good Old Days

Funny how people when reminiscing end their remembrances with the comment, “Ah, those were the good old days.” My folks did it, talking about going to the movie theaters, buying popcorn and a drink, sitting through two full-length features, a … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras and Welcome Bryce Harper to Philadelphia!

March roared in like a lion this year, with a mini-snow storm yesterday in the Philadelphia area, a major snowstorm brewing for Sunday night into Monday; and extremely frigid temps are forecasted for the rest of the week. So much … Continue reading

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Back to the Black-Hole Closet!

‘Twas hot and sticky for the majority of the past week, but the furnace went on for the first time this evening since early last May. Autumn appears to have taken effect. What a relief it is that the torrid … Continue reading

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Happy Autumn Equinox

Today’s the first day of fall. The full Harvest Moon approaches on Monday, and baseball season is giving way to the playoffs. The Phillies almost made it this year, but were eliminated by the Braves, who clinched the division unfortunately … Continue reading

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