Category Archives: baseball

I can dream

My husband asked me tonight what baseball player I’d like to see. Now, I’ve been a baseball fan since I was a kid. I’ve met most of them. Without missing a beat, I replied Duke Snider. Now, Duke died 2/27/11. … Continue reading

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You have to be good, to have a stinky day.

Remember…You have to be good to stink at what you do. I was hearing how an exceptional softball player stunk today. He looked at me in amazement when I said…well, you have to be a good player to stink. What … Continue reading

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Only 93 years ago

I am a baseball girl. My dad taught me about the Brooklyn Dodgers…his boyhood team. My dad had medical problems so baseball was a safe topic. I learned a lot about baseball and baseball history to make dad happy and … Continue reading

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Advice and Knowledge

I was watching a video from Billy Joel from about 1985 called Second Wind (You are Only Human) and I started thinking about how much the world has changed since 1985. In the video, the teen was thinking about killing … Continue reading

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Remember the teacher?

Remember the teacher that influenced who you are today? I’ve been looking for mine for years. Today, I found her to say Thank you. I found I was getting misty eyed and choaked up when I told Sr. Francis the … Continue reading

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I’m so proud of him

My dear friend passed Sunday. I’ve been in stunned pain mode the last days. Today was the first day I cried. As I sat in a pizzera drinking my Coke today, I cried. I sat in the booth by his … Continue reading

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Easy VS Difficult

Life is difficult as M. Scott Peck says in the Road Less Traveled. Education is difficult. Life experiences are difficult. Pain is difficult. Learning is difficult. Errors are difficult. Apologies for mistakes are difficult. Communication is difficult. Loving is difficult. … Continue reading

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