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The Saddest Baseball Card I've Ever Seen

This past Sunday, I had a minor Twitter card meltdown over the absence of Upper Deck in the baseball card market. I made a suggestion that caught on somewhat when I suggested Upper Deck try out a full hologram baseball release like they did so long ago with SPx and in inserts before that. 345 more words

Celebrity Death

Bigger Than the Sky If A Star Was Your Eye, by pd lyons

one day my daughter at the age of 7 asks me “What happens when you die Dad? what really happens?” and  so this poem comes from that question. 841 more words

This day in baseball: The Mick retires

On March 1, 1969, Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle announced his retirement from baseball.  After years of being plagued by injury, Mantle cited his inability to “hit when I need to” as part of his reason for leaving the game.   34 more words


This Day in History March 1 2015 Peace Corps Mickey Mantle Lindbergh baby James Taylor

Mar 1, 1961:

Kennedy establishes Peace Corps

Newly elected President John F. Kennedy issues an executive order establishing the Peace Corps. It proved to be one of the most innovative and highly publicized… 1,668 more words


Wedded Bliss

Wedded Bliss


Any marriage is doomed to fail, if you do not bring the best of yourself to home each night

(Inspirational speaker)

The argument my parents had over my name was a significant harbinger of worse things to come. 2,944 more words