Category Archives: sports

Thinking About Pirates

I heard the adlib by the sports announcer as he read the baseball scores earlier this week. After mentioning the result of the Pittsburgh Pirates game, he said, “Arrr, don’t forget it’s pirate month!” I laughed at the remark and … Continue reading

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Smart Baseball (Review)

If I had to choose which major sport to enjoy over all the others, it would be baseball, hands down.  That said, I’m not a “sports nut” about the game, I just enjoy watching it.  I don’t get overly involved … Continue reading

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Ah, To Walk On The Wild Side

A couple of days ago, my friend Sam and I enjoyed lunch at the new cafeteria inside the local supermarket. He asked if I was going to have a dessert. I told Sam that I was in the mood for … Continue reading

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Frugal Fun

I’m one of those folks who are easily amused. Sure, I savor the opportunity for travel. I love classical music. Major League Baseball is also a passion. There are a couple of problems with these: I live far from the … Continue reading

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Strategy

It’s been a long time since anybody has wanted to play a game of chess with me, so I finally sold my good board and chessmen.  Now, when I get in the mood for a game, I play the one … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

I was sitting in the ‘ol Camry waiting for the traffic signal to turn green, at Fourth Street and Norfolk Avenue yesterday when I spotted him. I hadn’t seen the young man for over a month.  I don’t know his name but I … Continue reading

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Going One On One

If you listen to the announcers during basketball game broadcasts, you’ve probably heard the term “one on one defense” used frequently throughout the contest.  It’s an apt description of what happens when an individual defensive player guards the opposing team’s … Continue reading

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