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8 Things that baseball taught me about life.

On a whim, Yankee Bird and I are going to drive 2 hours tonight to Waco, Texas, to see the final game in the Little League Regional Finals.  The winning … Continue reading

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07-Aug-2013 · 5 Comments

8 Reasons I Like the Number 8.

On the “Welcome Page” to my blog, buried in the “8 Facts about Me”, I made an offer. For the person that could figure out why I like the Number … Continue reading

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19-Jul-2013 · 6 Comments

My Top 8 2013 All-Star Game moments.

Watching the All Star game is one of the higlights of the year…second only to opening day of whitetail deer season in Pennsylvania. The best of the best play a … Continue reading

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16-Jul-2013 · Leave a comment

18 Reasons I Miss My Step-kids.

2 weeks on, 2 weeks off. That’s the summer custody arrangement that Momma Bird and her ex have with Yankee Bird and Sister Bird.  It’s very hard on Momma Bird … Continue reading

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13-Jul-2013 · 14 Comments

How to make your son a Champion: 8 Tips for Dads from a Little League Coach.

Our Little League baseball team played its last regular season game last night (playoffs start Friday). I returned home to this one-line email from one of the Dads: “What’s your … Continue reading

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30-May-2013 · 3 Comments

One perfect moment.

In the spring and fall, I coach a Little League Baseball team.  The players are mostly 10-12 years old: old enough to have been playing a while, but young enough … Continue reading

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16-Apr-2013 · 2 Comments

Why I can’t see so good.

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus”. — Mark Twain.

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15-Apr-2013 · 11 Comments

Collections and the “stuff” that lessons are made of.

For those of you just joining, I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award.  One of the rules I have to follow to “win” this award is  to answer 11 questions from my nominator. Today’s question is … Continue reading

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26-Mar-2013 · 1 Comment

And my favorite season is….[Insert drumroll] (Liebster Awards)

Is it me or do these Liebster award posts seem like an NPR Pledge Campaign? Seriously, I’m enjoying it a lot, and I hope you are too, but 11 questions … Continue reading

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21-Mar-2013 · 2 Comments

The Wait….is almost over.

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”  — Rogers Hornsby

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10-Feb-2013 · Leave a comment

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Each week, I add a new quote. This week's quote is by Aung San Suu Kyi. Click on the photo to read about this powerful activist in Wikipedia.