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A Lighted Church at Blue Hour

Awaiting the rising of the moon at blue hour at this church in Hickory, North Carolina 6 more words


6th Inning: Hickory Crawdads

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” — Rogers Hornsby, former MLB infielder and manager . 1,023 more words

Minor League Baseball

Do You Want More Customers? -- Who are they and where do you find them?

As they say, if you want to catch fish, you need to go where the fish are. If you want more customers you have to go where they are as well. 401 more words


Rub, Birmingham 

After our mediocre meal at Smokey’s, Mr J and I went to a brand new smokehouse that had just opened this month in Birmingham city center this week for dinner hoping for a better, more authentic experience; … 614 more words


Jeff Phillips' Smoked Meatloaf

This is a recipe from smoked foodie author Jeff Phillips. Jeff really knows his way around BBQ – I followed the recipe exactly and it was an instant success. 733 more words

Comfort Food

2nd Inning -- Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Greensboro Grasshoppers

“It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.” — A. 625 more words

Minor League Baseball

Put me in, Coach (re-post)

This is an updated re-post of an entry from August 4. It is a reminder of my schedule for my upcoming Minor League Baseball road trip, in case anybody wants to join me for a game. 298 more words

Minor League Baseball