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Amish lad tries to make MLB roster

While some established baseball veterans with huge contracts ride into spring training driving a Mercedes GLE 63s or Polaris Slingshot, one rookie has to endure ribbing about driving a horse and buggy. But Erasmus Kolb, who is Amish, can tolerate the … Continue reading

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Cubs Signings & Trades Predictions (Guesses…)

What players should the Chicago Cubs be after as they fill out the roster for 2017 to try to repeat as the World Series champions?  I obviously have no inside connections, but I do have some ideas as to who … Continue reading

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Tea Time

I was trying this tea for the first time and it made me feel very safe. It’s “Super Antiaccident” or something like that. But it also says “Helps reduce free radicals” and I don’t think I like that.

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Dona Nobis Pacem

I typed “dona” into Google. Three of the four prompts were for Donald Trump. Then I added a space and it zeroed in on what I was seeking: Dona Nobis Pacem. Give us peace.  Just a small juxtaposition. Before this … Continue reading

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MLB GM Quotes of the Week/Month/Year

Here are a couple of quotes from baseball general managers that are highly amusing. It’s great that they can exhibit a sense of humor in trying times for their organizations. The Houston Astros removed Luke Gregerson as their closer after … Continue reading

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Some Notes from the Middle Third of the Baseball Season

I’m behind on posting some notes that I find interesting from the baseball season.  Here are a few from the middle third (June and July) of the 2015 season. Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis established the all-time MLB record for consecutive … Continue reading

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Paths and Possibilities

“All paths provide opportunities.” –3rd-Century philosopher Oud Ona Wok    while walking criss-crossing paths at Oxbow County Park

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