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Baseball Awards, 2018

This is the first of 2 articles to discuss baseball’s annual awards.  The MVPs and Rookies of the Year will be done today.  Next time, the Cy Young winners and best managers will be discussed. MVP, AL:  The race for … Continue reading

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The Third Place

Ray Oldenburg , a sociologist, is credited with establishing the concept of “a third place.” (see his words above)  His books have included “Celebrating The Third Place” and “The Great Good Place.”  The first two important places in a person’s … Continue reading

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Snapple Facts

I remember the first commercials I heard for Snapple: “Made from the Best stuff on Earth.”  Isn’t that wonderful?  But I quickly found myself  intrigued, not just by the  variety of flavors, but by the “Real Facts” located inside each … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers and Friends***

On June 8, 2018, a documentary entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will begin showing in theaters. It is the story of Fred Rogers –Mr. Rogers to those who met in their childhood. A reviewer described the film this way = “Something … Continue reading

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The Name Game, #3

  We have played this game twice before.  This 3rdedition is an “Athletes Only”version.  The game, as before, is quick, simple, and enjoyable. If given a few clues, can you guess the names of two famous people?  Remember: the LAST name … Continue reading

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George Carlin: Baseball and Football

Baseball has returned. It’s a good time to remember George Carlin’s Baseball and  Football monolog.  Here it is.   Baseball is different from any other sport, very different.  For instance, in most sports you score points or goals; in baseball you … Continue reading

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2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics have come, astounded us with their athletic skill and beauty, and gone. But a new star was born. We must learn the name. Here are a baker’s dozen of possibilities that should remain in our minds. Shaun White … Continue reading

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