I started tending bar in the early 90s. Little did I know back then, it would become my chosen profession, my passion, my calling. After a few years of working at my very first gin joint, there was a buyout. Continue reading
The e-mail string started simply enough. I received an email from my Uncle Alex with nothing in the text. The subject line read “Still like instant replay?” Years ago, right on this very website, he and I debated the merits Continue reading
I remember having a debate with my uncle about a year or so ago. My old uncle Alex is a lifelong baseball fan and a consummate purist, a stark contrast to his otherwise sensible nature.
I self-edit, which can be a good thing… and a bad one. Such are the benefits of running one’s own website. Maintaining one’s own viral venue with no producers, editors or censors in sight means I am allowed to speak Continue reading
Someone once said the best officials are the ones we don’t know by name. That’s because one mistake, one glaring error, one moment of indecision can alter a game, a series or perhaps even a season. Officiating is a thankless Continue reading