I love sports.
Growing up in the Eighties, I intensely followed football, baseball, basketball, hockey, men's and women's tennis and the Olympics. I could keep going but you get the idea.
Little did I know, sports taught more than I ever envisioned in all aspects of life. I remember elementary math class and being ahead of other classmates simply because I could count by 2, 3, 6, and 7, thanks to the increments provided by adding runs, points, field goals, and touchdowns.
While math is … [Read More...]
Since 1900, there have been 11 full decades. If we do the math, that's eight position players, a designated hitter, starting pitcher and a closer. This equals 11 players for our All-Time MLB Team. However, there's a catch. Each decade can only have one representative and the said player must have ranked to be among the best players of their given decade. For example, Willie Mays may have played in the 1970s, but he wasn't a productive player in that decade.
Here is the team in chronological … [Read More...]
Everyone has heard the saying, "bigger is better." This can pertain to having a bigger house, working for a bigger company that pays better, living in a bigger city with more arts and recreational opportunities, and the list can go on and on.
However, the older I get, the more I continue to be happy and content with smaller communities. Sure, you might not be able to quickly get to the Guthrie Theater or Target Field living where we live, but I believe taking a little drive in the country, … [Read More...]