Tag Archives: Craig Faulkner

Venice High School Baseball’s 6th Annual Veteran’s Night, “The best thing we do every year.”

On December 7, 1941, the country of Japan attacked the American naval base in Pearl Harbor Hawaii, initiating America’s involvement in World War II. On April 1, 2017 in the little city of Venice Florida, approximately 150 Veterans of the … Continue reading

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“This field, this game: it’s a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good and it could be again.” Terrence Mann

I have been a teacher for a quarter century now and I have often said that one of the most rewarding aspects of teaching is that it encompasses the past, the present and the future. I interact with kids every … Continue reading

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“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” Abraham Lincoln

Today marks the 206th anniversary of the birth of the greatest president in American history. There is no better American story of strength and perseverance than that the 16th president. To honor him, I decided to share with you this … Continue reading

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Hold the Rope…..

One of the great things about living in Florida is that as February begins, we are now entering our third week of baseball season. In one more week the real games will begin! Nothing much better than the fact that high school baseball … Continue reading

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“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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“Who Dat? We Dat!!!!! Venice High School Baseball….2015 6A State Champs

We have all heard of Whoville I presume! You know that wonderful creation of the remarkable Theodore Geisel, more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Well “Whoville” took on a different flavor these past few months in a lovely little town … Continue reading

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“Is this Heaven?”…..

On Thursday February 21st, a gathering took place at the Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice Florida, a gathering to raise money for the Plantation Community Foundation. The foundation, founded in 1988, has raised and granted 2.2 million dollars … Continue reading

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