Category Archives: Baseball and Life

“Commitment is What Transforms a Promise into Reality” Abraham Lincoln

Last weekend I made my first post in quite a while. It had been since my trip to Cooperstown for a book signing at the Hall of Fame and the induction of the class of 2015; that included the incomparable Pedro. … Continue reading

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“The Energy of the Mind is the Essence of Life”…Aristotle

Hello again, I’ve been away for a while, the whys of which I will clarify in a post this week, but first I must tell you a story. Surprised? From time to time I have written here about the Venice … Continue reading

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“Pitching always beats batting — and vice-versa.” Yogi Berra

Last Saturday August 1, 2015 baseball history was made. For the first time the reigning league MVP’s faced each other in a game. Well it’s sorta true. Thanks to the not so great idea of interleague play, it happened during the regular … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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The Magical History Tour Continues…..ADAMS DAY!

Yesterday our personal Magical History Tour continued. It was ADAMS Day which included Jake and Brady ADAMS, along with cousins, Addy, “Yeagan” and Quinn visiting the Abigail ADAMS house in North Weymouth, the birth houses of both John ADAMS and John … Continue reading

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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature….. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” Helen Keller

My dad once told me that there are two types of people in the world. There are those who kick the $#!% out of life and those who let life kick the $#!% out of them. You have to decide … Continue reading

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“Many of my Defining Moments Came Within a Game”…..Curt Schilling

I had tickets to last nights game at Fenway. To be honest, despite the fact that the Sox have been playing very well, I was not all that excited about going to see Rick Porcello on the bump. I mean … Continue reading

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