Today I got to take a group of young historians to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, one of those places on the short list of “famous” American small towns. Harpers Ferry really has a lot going for it: history, nature, … Continue reading
Ask anyone east of Greenland and today is the anniversary of man’s first moonwalk. Or is it a man’s first moonwalk? I never get those straight. One wonders why, 45 years after the first moon landing and 42 years after the last … Continue reading
Woods, Furyk… McIlroy. Rory McIlroy went to a golf tournament and woke up in 1997. Nice.
I’ll admit Monday’s home run derby left a bit to be desired. Too long, too confusing. But last night’s game made up for it and then some. And the Captain… two for two… what a showman. Next up… British Open! … Continue reading
Home run derby. Match play? I’m in. Honestly I can’t believe it took them this long to come up with it. Selig does it again.
If you missed CNN’s The Sixties last night you missed a good one. Yesterday’s episode offered a pretty hip look at the British Invasion. At only an hour obviously a few things are missed, but I was pleasantly surprised with what was … Continue reading
http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/07/tech/mobile/reservation-hop-app-controversy/ I’m pretty sure I love just about everything this app entails. Selling restaurant reservations for cash? That’s brilliant. Why did it take until 2014 for this to occur? Okay, there’s a potential issue of fraud here, given that some … Continue reading
First off, I will always be in favor of beginning a three-day weekend with a daytime holiday. Damn, that was a good idea. How did I spend my weekend? Not much, and that was just perfect. Seriously, though… worst sports … Continue reading
A cursory poll of my “little students” yesterday offered a mix of answers to the question how will you spend your Fourth of July? Not a single one mentioned the way I used to spend my Fourth: heading to a … Continue reading
Okay, so that’s over. I guess I can go back to not caring about soccer for four more years.