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Anticipating Spring

“Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.”–19th century writer, Ambrose Bierce  The March equinox will occur tomorrow at 03:49 UTC or 10:49 PM Central Daylight Savings Time tonight. It signals the official … 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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The Smartest Book In The World (Review)

I spotted The Smartest Book In The World by Greg Proops in the new books stack at the Norfolk (Nebraska) Public Library about a month and a half ago. I didn’t bring it home with me then, because the title … Continue reading

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Regarding The June 1987 Earthquake

The only personal memory I have of a minor earthquake in the Midwest in 1987 is finding a short story about it on the AP newswire in the overnight summaries. There were also a couple of mentions in the sports wrap-ups.  … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

Earlier this summer, Jorge and I were enjoying a televised baseball game between the Giants and the Dodgers.  Los Angeles scored in the first inning when Adrian Gonzalez aided Carl Crawford. There was one out, with a sacrifice fly to … Continue reading

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