Tag Archives: baseball

Toasty of the Town

College and professional sports offer the perfect environment for several strange team mascots. Here in the U.S. of A, a bear or tiger or some other animal just doesn’t make the cut anymore. Instead, we have a wide assortment of … Continue reading

Posted in America, culture, food, sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

America Makes the List

Last Friday’s celebration of the Chicago Cubs in the Windy City made headlines the following day. The fantastic turnout to celebrate a long-awaited World Series victory – from those lining the parade route to those further south at the rally … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benevolence at the Ballpark

A man losing his wallet is akin to a woman having her purse stolen, even though a wallet is typically so much smaller.  The same level of angst and helplessness ensues when you realize this most personal of belongings is … Continue reading

Posted in life in a word | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Winning the Big One

U.S. News & World Report just ranked Denver and Colorado Springs high on its list of “best places to live” in America.  Apparently the job market, cost of living, and quality of life in the Rocky Mountains leaves little to … Continue reading

Posted in sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Left, Left, Left-Right-Left

I’ve never been a baseball fan, but I do like the nostalgic origin of the term “southpaw”. Baseball claims the word because early ballparks oriented their fields with the batter facing east (to avoid the setting sun).  That put the … Continue reading

Posted in life in a word | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments