I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

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The first Chicago Cubs game I ever attended at Wrigley Field was this one, around when my friend (a Chicago-area native) graduated from college.  It was a bit overcast, and it threatened to rain all day, but the Cubs won and I was satisfied.  I also recall that we got Continue reading I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

Cubs Happenings Since the Last Time We Had Time To Blog

Cubs putting their mark on the Commissioner's Trophy.
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It’s been a very busy time for us real life folks, and it’s getting to the busy time in the offseason for the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball, too.  After a stressful job as I try to reach dees keeds, and the shenanigans that happened just down the street Continue reading Cubs Happenings Since the Last Time We Had Time To Blog

Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

Credit to Randall J. Sanders for taking my idea and running with it!
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We’re days away from the latest movie in the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.  A good number of us are Harry Potter fans, and my son has gone as Harry Potter with authentic robe and wand two Halloweens running.  After the last Cubs story in Continue reading Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

Fun With the Cubs and Photoshop

David Ross' selfie!
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This post idea stemmed from an admission from the New York Times that they had a contingency cover in place for if the Chicago Cubs would have lost the World Series (spoiler: they didn’t lose): Well, being that the Cubs just slayed goats and curses and all manners of other Continue reading Fun With the Cubs and Photoshop

Cubs World Series: A Promise Delivered

It's so real!

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I recall, right after the Chicago Cubs clinched the World Series title, staying awake for almost two hours before I finally willed myself to sleep.  I got up at the usual buttcrack of dawn to make it to school in time to do my teacherly duties, and it didn’t even Continue reading Cubs World Series: A Promise Delivered

Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

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Once upon a time, before the Chicago Cubs could be considered “good,” I wrote something about how we as Cubs fans will be able to strut our stuff and celebrate baseball’s ultimate prize.  It wouldn’t have been fitting for our favorite squad to do this the easy way, so of Continue reading Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

Growing With The Cubs

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As the Chicago Cubs have made both incremental and significant strides towards glory, it’s difficult to ignore that we as a small corner of Cubs blogdom have grown as well.  As a site (which you’re reading now), on Facebook, and Twitter too, we’ve seen the numbers ramp up as casual and die-hard fans alike have Continue reading Growing With The Cubs

Waiting Is the Hardest Part

All the Cubs All-Stars.

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Now that the regular season is over, and having clinched just about everything good imaginable, the Chicago Cubs and their fans will have to wait until Friday to see this team in postseason action.  We won’t even know who the opponents are until after Wednesday night, and we also don’t Continue reading Waiting Is the Hardest Part

The Enjoyment of Life

Just a couple of fans having some fun...
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As the Chicago Cubs bid farewell to Wrigley Field for the regular season (don’t worry, they’ve already clinched and all that), we woke up to very sad news as Miami Marlins All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez tragically passed: pic.twitter.com/youGWMvZtr — WorldSeriesDreaming (@WSDreaming_Cubs) September 25, 2016 The news, pictures, gifs, and tributes Continue reading The Enjoyment of Life

Magical Cubs Season Check-In

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On the final regular season Chicago Cubs game to be called by Vin Scully, the Cubs were able to survive a few frustrating innings against Dodgers spot starter Brock Stewart, but the Dodger were able to finally break through and win the series. The Cubs did end up winning the Continue reading Magical Cubs Season Check-In