Tag Archives: Sports

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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After 101 Articles, My Favorites are…

Almost 2 years ago, I began writing articles for this blog.  My goal was to write about something interesting or humorous.  I intended it to be positive, especially with so much negativity in the media.  I have posted 101 articles.  … Continue reading

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Influential People

Time magazine, April 30 – May 7, 2018 (a double issue) has a cover story entitled: The 100 Most Influential People.  Influential is defined as “individuals whose time is now.  It is not necessarily a measure of power or milestones … Continue reading

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A Birthday Gift, 2

  I was part of a generation who, to outsiders, seemed to protest everything.  The Vietnam War, students’ rights, college curriculums, the Women’s movement, the first Earth Day, and probably some causes I’ve forgotten. Of course, we were always on the … 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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An Early Spring

Around Philadelphia, this has been an interesting Winter. There was a stretch of time (around three weeks) when the temperature stayed too low for comfort. The highs were in the 20s and the daily lows were single digits, occasionally dropping … 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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