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Ken Burns Looks at America

Fall has arrived. Another school year has begun. The leaves are changing color. And PBS has shown another Ken Burns documentary to entertain and enlighten their audience. Ken Burns’ Mother died when he was 11. Later, a psychologist told him: … Continue reading

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The Name Game, 2

    This topic may be familiar to you. The first “The Name Game” was posted by me on this blog on December 4, 2016. So, back by (my) popular demand is another edition. The instructions are the same, but … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Past in the Present

Larry’s pack, eh, teammates; story far below Anyone who knows me, or has read the “About” section of my blog, knows I love baseball. A website I came across, http://www.baseballspast.com explains Craig R. Wright’s work. He has been turning out … Continue reading

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Spring’s Unwelcome Guest

I love Spring. It is my favorite season. Plus, it always arrives after a bleak Winter of grey days and the ever present possibility of snow combined with its evil relative, Black Ice. Spring, for me, begins when pitchers and … Continue reading

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Trivia or Trivial

  What’s the difference between the words “trivia” and “trivial?” Technically, just one letter. But, for me, that one letter can make a big difference. For example, here’s a baseball question: Name two pitchers who played on the 1963 World … Continue reading

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Baseball Stars (age 25 and under)

Mike Trout 2017’s baseball season will be played without David Ortiz (who knew when and how to leave the sport: with his star still shining bright), and David Ross (ditto; a home run in his last bat while winning a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

My brother (Rick) and I grew up in Philadelphia. Winters could be an endless series of sunless days. The amount of snow varied from year to year. One day, late in the last century, we got 31” of snow –a … Continue reading

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