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.
The world is filled with minor heroes. Neighborhood legends, and those just on the cusp of fame. Unlike textbook heroes, we know them personally, and can speak to them informally, they no less heroic for associating with the common man. … Continue reading
Am I happy Team USA has moved on to the next stage of the World Cup? Absolutely. Does yesterday’s result typify everything ridiculous about a soccer tournament? Again, yes. Scenario one doesn’t pan out. Scenario two doesn’t pan out. Yet, … Continue reading
I’ll admit it. I’ve jumped on the bandwagon. As I do for a few weeks every four years, I’ve begun to care about soccer. Yes, I was heartbroken Sunday evening as much of America was. (And seriously, this “extra time” … Continue reading
Over the weekend I got to visit the President Woodrow Wilson House (www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org) in Northwest D.C. Story goes that Wilson really is the only president to stay in Washington after his term in office, though he died only three years … Continue reading