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Film Rewind: Pastime (1990)

Baseball. It’s as American as apple pie. How many of us went to at least one game at the ballpark as a kid? How many of us remember the seventh inning stretch? 688 more words

After all

Though we know
everything is bounded
by time,
there is, after all,
in which time has its function,
but does not rule.

— from… 99 more words

Quick—Who Won the 2014 World Series?

Give up?  It was the San Francisco Giants.  Okay, who’d they beat?  Answer: the Kansas City Royals.  (I had to look up both answers on the Internet.)  But I’m not alone. 742 more words


What Other Game? - Thoughts on Opening Day 2015

Opening day of baseball. It’s an important rite in my life and has been since I was young boy. It’s the quintessential American way to finally put winter to rest – regardless of the actual weather. 476 more words


I am going to miss baseball, again

I am going to miss my baseball, again*

I was lucky enough to be born in the fifties when life was more about families, homemade pies and baseball. 642 more words

Experiences Of Life

Small view or big picture?

Hunters go on about their killing of birds being a national pastime.

I call my activity of enjoying the sight and sound of living birds an international pastime. 7 more words


Essay 9 - 1.30.15

January 30, 2015

The District Lines


As the Super Bowl approaches, it’s easy to forget that three short months ago The Kansas City Royals completed one of the most memorable playoff runs in baseball history, losing the World Series to the San Francisco Giants in a thrilling seven games. 1,724 more words