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Within the dead of winter.

It’s the dead of winter and yet all I want is for the baseball season to start.
I’m going through baseball withdrawal. Its clear cut and unmistakable, it begins with the final out of the World Series, and doesn’t end until mid February when all the teams begin the quest for the pennant. 347 more words

Rant

@GoBearcatsMBB @uofcincy September 9

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. 357 more words

Universities And Colleges

What To Expect When "Tuesdays With Pastors" Comes To An End

They would straggle in somewhat sleepy-eyed on Tuesdays at around 7:30 a.m. Some had their assignments done, some didn’t. As they started visiting with me and with each other they would start to perk up and soon we’d be in the midst of some very stimulating conversations. 793 more words

Religion & Philosophy

2017 Topps Clearly Authentic Sandy Koufax rookie card reprint vs the real thing

Still loving the look of the 2017 Topps Clearly Authentic set with its see-through acetate and on-card autograph.

I’m particularly liking how Topps used the technology for its older reprint cards like the Sandy Koufax 1955 Topps rookie card. 111 more words

Baseball Cards

Mount Rushmore: Los Angeles Dodgers

Bud Selig used to talk about “crown jewel” franchises. The Yankees, the Red Sox, the Cardinals, probably the Cubs and the Giants, maybe even the Braves. 1,908 more words

Mount Rushmore

OTDIB - 08/16/1964 - Sandy Koufax ruptures elbow

The Dodgers were playing the Cardinals in a double header and ran into double trouble. Sandy Koufax was once again the best pitcher in the NL but had his season cut short because of a play as a baserunner in the 7th inning.   374 more words