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Baseball History: October 3

October 3 is a big day in our family as our son was born on that date.

We knew he would love sports because he chose to arrive on important day in baseball history, exactly two weeks earlier than expected. 409 more words

Baseball History


Unless you are preparing a manuscript all alone with absolutely no other person involved in any way, you are likely faced with the challenges involved in deciding who actually qualifies as an author, and once that decision is made, deciding whose name should be first, second, third and beyond.   656 more words

Journal Information

The Last Days of Entropy [Compressed Version]

This is an older piece.   It was submitted to the NPR “Three-Minute Fiction” Contest, in June, 2009, and merited a mention on air, from one of the judges, James Woods (of the New Yorker) as exhibiting “linguistic creativity”.  625 more words

Science Fiction

Remember to Touch Second Base

The moral of this baseball story is to always touch second base.

Back during my high school days, my parents bought a sports date book for me at Christmas time. 578 more words

The Deadball Era

Get With the Times: Caper Times to host fundraiser due to Students’ Union budget cuts 

Jill Ellsworth 

As many of you have heard, CBU’s Students’ Union has been faced with some difficult decisions this year in terms of budget cuts. Here at the Caper Times we were lucky enough to remain open and have only suffered a budget reduction of approximately three thousand dollars which we have decided to raise ourselves. 138 more words


Volunteering with Caper Times: Q&A 

Gina Martell

Who can volunteer for Caper Times?

Any literate or even some exceptional semi-literate individuals are welcome to volunteer for us.

What do volunteers do? 447 more words


Another Ocracoke summer comes to a close

How will you remember the summer of ‘15?

 For the Ocracoke community, it was, overall, a pretty good season. Not that there weren’t problems. 

Anthony Costello, 67, of Wareham, Mass., while swimming at the lifeguard beach on the morning of July 1, was bitten repeatedly by a shark and gravely wounded. 503 more words

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