Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Stan, Baseball, Fathers and Sons

Think about the threads that kept your relationship with your mom or dad together during difficult years. For my father and I, that thread was baseball, and in St. Louis we were all threaded to the legacy of Stan “The … Continue reading

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Saturday morning ramblings…

Before I begin, I want to say thank you to the hundreds of you that enjoyed last week’s post. I didn’t expect the outpouring of kind words, but it was appreciated. I have a wonderful life and I’m happy to … Continue reading

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OWNing up

Some thoughts on Lance Armstrong’s two-part, “Come to Oprah” interview on the Oprah Winfrey Network. (Where was I when Oprah Winfrey got a network? Were men around the country fumbling with their remotes trying to find this channel? Is she … Continue reading

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Thanks, Lance. Now please go away.

Following the shutout the Baseball Writers of America pitched at this week’s Hall of Fame vote, attributed to the recent era of performance-enhancing drugs, writer Thomas Boswell was asked what he told his eight-year-old son when it comes to viewing … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Part II (aka Happy New Year!)

Call me the exception, but I absolutely love New Year’s Eve. For the 20th consecutive year, I didn’t travel anywhere exotic to celebrate. I didn’t dance the night away. Nothing crazy occurred and nobody from Hollywood has called asking for … Continue reading

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