I was going through some of my old journals and came across this one of Opening Day 2008. I wrote it down after I got home trying to just capture the whole experience on paper so that during those long winter days when baseball seems non-existent, I could pull it Continue reading An Opening Day flashback
On the eve of one of the days we have been waiting for all winter, pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, I feel like it is the eve of Christmas Eve. I can say with 99.9999% belief that this team will NOT win the World Series (come on, I’m Continue reading Expectations
In April of 2005, many Cub fans will remember that night game in St. Louis when we all knew, even in April, that it was going to be a VERY VERY long season.
It has hit, that time in the offseason that the “itch” really starts to show up. The convention is over and Spring Training is still a couple of weeks away, although it seems like a lifetime. Even when it does begin and you have those first couple of weeks where Continue reading A glance at the NL Central, position by position
I just tuned in to SAMMY TV… his live 10 minute webcast as another attempt to throw his name and mug back into the media after being pretty much invisible since his Congress appearance, you know, the one where he kind of forgot that he knows how to speak English? Continue reading Oh, SamME, how some things never change!
After a whirlwind weekend and trying to get back to “real life”, I finally have a chance to sit down and give my take on the Convention this past weekend. Now, keep in mind, I went to the Convention with my 13 year old son who lives and breathes baseball, Continue reading Cubs Convention 2013- Mixed review.
Ok, so it’s “Cubs Convention Eve”, and the bags are packed, batteries for the camera are charged, sharpies placed in a strategic place in my purse for easy grabbing for those unexpected run-in’s with any of the 75+ current, former, and future players, not to mention the management, ownership, broadcasters, Continue reading BASEBALL IS FINALLY HERE!