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Who Ya Got?

January 26, 2011 |

It’s snowing, there’s nowhere to go, the fire is stoked and I’ve got some questions.  Your opinions are welcome and encouraged.  What else are you going to do on a night like this? 1.  Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl Championship.  In the history of the NFL during the [...]

It’s OK to Keep Dreaming

January 18, 2011 |

It takes a few days to decompress and digest all that happened in a game like Saturday’s.  The emotion, the pain, the anger and the knee-jerk reactions we all endured are perfectly natural.  It’s part of the process of being a fan; if there was no passion, it wouldn’t ache so much. I said all [...]

An Open Letter to Ed Reed

January 13, 2011 |

Dear Ed, I wanted to write and wish you well this week.  Not this Saturday, but today, and yesterday, and every day since the terrible moment you heard the news about your brother.  I want to extend my sympathies to you and your entire family.  I want you to know that you are not alone, [...]

Three For Thursday

June 10, 2010 |

*Chasing History ( The Wrong Kind ) -  I thought I’d begin a weekly tracker of these 2010 Baltimore Orioles as compared to the widely acknowledged worst MLB team of all time, the 1962 New York Mets.  So…..after 59 games, the Birds are 16 – 43.  The ’62 Mets?  16 – 43.  Uh – oh…. [...]

This One’s For You, Dad

June 07, 2010 |

I’ve always liked this time of year better than any other.  The days grow longer, the evenings are cool, fireflies appear, the smell of honeysuckle grabs your attention every once in a while from out of nowhere, and, as a child, the end of the school year is finally here.  The freedom and happiness of [...]