This day started like any random off day for the Cubs. At least, during the tail end of the school year, when I long for summer and want all the kids to just do their work, get their final grades, and leave me alone for a month so I can Continue reading Coping With Loss
Fresh on the heels of our last Dreamcast, and given a few of the not-so-nice things that have happened in stadiums both on the field and in the crowd, it seems inevitable that something like this would happen: Effective next season, Major League Baseball intends to implement a universal code Continue reading Try Not to Suck: Fan Edition
We’re a few days from the start of the 2016 Cubs Convention, and I do hope to meet a few of you there since Ivy was nice enough to invite me to go (otherwise I’d probably have just stayed home). The last time I was associated with anything directly Chicago Continue reading Is Wrigleyville Actually Fun?
Note: This is a guest post by one of our frequent followers and friends, Mr. Phil K. James, who lives in Iowa and as such gets to go to a lot of I-Cubs games. Before we delve into his post, check this out: Alcantara, Hendricks, Parker, Wada named to Continue reading A Day at the Park (Minor League Edition)
Today, my son turned eight years old. He had a splendid day with his classmates, gorging himself with Spider-Man themed chocolate cupcakes and also got some cool new presents. On Friday, since he had no school, we went shopping and he used some of his birthday money to get Battleship Continue reading Family, birthdays, and role models
The handsome little fellow you see there is my son, who turns seven today. He was due in January of 2005, but decided that Mommy’s womb was warm and comfy so decided not to come out until two weeks later. So anyway, he was born, and we watched the Patriots Continue reading A birthday blog about baseball and the Cubs