Tag Archives: Baseball

It Takes a Weekend to Return to Normal

Weekends are important part of life. At least they are while you’re working. I don’t know if I’ll still appreciate weekends after I retire. I hope so, but I wonder if I’ll start doing weekend things during the week so … Continue reading

Posted in Family, New England Life, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , | 69 Comments

Its April’s Turn

Any man, woman, child, cat, dog, bird or rodent in New England will tell you that March never gave us anything close to spring weather. I guess those two warm days we had at the end of February constitute “in … Continue reading

Posted in New England Life, Photography, SoCS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 82 Comments

One-Liner Wednesday – Not Baseball

“Left-handed batter coming up – shift right” Technically, an “infield-shift” is a defensive tactic in baseball, often used against left-handed batters. If we were all baseball fans, we could debate its merits over many, many beers. In this case, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, One Line Wed | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments

One Liner Wednesday – Play Ball

“Maybe we should have hired these guys to build the ballpark.” Well over a year ago, DoNo Corporation (that stands for Downtown North, but I think we can have some fun with that name) started building Dunkin Donuts Park in … Continue reading

Posted in Connecticut, One Line Wed, Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , | 34 Comments

What We Don’t Do Well

A recent breakfast conversation with my best friend, John, sent me digging in my drafts folder. I was convinced that this idea must exist in my notes. Well, not quite. I have a couple of ideas that come close, but, … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Opinion, Rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 78 Comments

If we were having a beer – Florida Vacation

“Cheryl, vacation boy is going to be buying the first round. I’ll have a glass of Meomi and, well, you know his choice.” “Oh, a little snarky, as if I’m boring, even though you drink the same wine all the … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, If having a beer, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 84 Comments

Why Do I Have to Know Stuff?

Last Thursday night, I received a text message and an email from a credit card company alerting me to a card-not-present transaction. This is a card that I use a lot at restaurants but not often for shopping so I … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Nostalgia, Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , | 60 Comments