There’s Always Next Year, Royals Fans

I was six the first time I became aware of sports. I mean, I’m sure I knew about sports before that. I was not completely unaware of the world. It’s just that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had a lot more to offer, namely ninja weaponry and a love of pizza, than any sport I […]


Oh, How I Miss Summer Vacation…

George Bernard Shaw once said “Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.” When I was younger, I would have thought that ridiculous. “George Bernard Shaw is a stupid dummy,” I would have said. “Who cares about dumb Irish playwrights? Plus, his literary criticism was not as great as some […]

My Hat: The Only Friend I Need

My parents gave me a lot of great things. As long as you get past my height, bad eye sight, or the fact that I am destined to have high cholesterol and blood pressure, possibly leading to my heart exploding into a billion pieces, their genes did a pretty decent job. There is one other […]

Hockey: The Crack Cocaine of Sports

On a cold winter’s day, hundreds of years ago, a man sat outside his village staring at a frozen lake. Hours passed and he continued sitting there, lost in his own thoughts. His eyes had not strayed from that lake as he sat, oblivious to the rest of the world. Very rarely did someone leave […]

The Answer to Your Burning Question

You may recall a week ago being challenged by a fellow blogger. If you don’t, fortunately, it is right here. For a week I have left you wondering what is true. To review, the choices are I am friends with Burt Reynolds, I have walked across the Mississippi River, I have watched BioDome 47 times, […]