Remembering 1984

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I was not able to get back to Chicago to attend this year’s Cubs Convention (Behind the Ivy recaps the 2014 event here), though I have attended a convention before and it was awesome. I was able to join the late (unfortunately) Stephanie Leathers who was the Publisher & Editor Continue reading Remembering 1984

What I Am Seeing So Far In 2013

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It has been a little while since I last wrote something about our beloved Cubbies.  However, my school year is over and things are settling down a bit which offers me more time to do other things. One thing I love to do is provide my crazy perspective on how Continue reading What I Am Seeing So Far In 2013

Rosemont Cubs????

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I was quite surprised to hear on the morning of March 19th on Comcast Sports Net’s Sportsnet Central that the Mayor of Rosemont Brad Stephens has offered the Ricketts Family 25 acres of apparently some prime real estate to build the new home of the Chicago Cubs on. This is Continue reading Rosemont Cubs????

A Mascot, Really???!!!!!!!

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Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, in his Sunday March 10, 2013 column, discusses that the Ricketts Family is considering a mascot for the Chicago Cubs. I for one personally find that to be a big mistake and having a mascot would detract from the experience of being at Wrigley Continue reading A Mascot, Really???!!!!!!!

The worst of the worst 7th inning stretch singers

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FINALLY!  The Cubs have heard our cries!